Ivanhoe Pictures, Sharp Independent Pictures To Produce Film About Successful Female Baccarat Player

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Ivanhoe Pictures, a division of SK Global and the production company behind Crazy Rich Asians, has teamed with Jeffrey Sharp of Sharp Independent Pictures to produce The Baccarat Queen (working title), a film about Cheung Yin “Kelly” Sun, the skilled B…

Ivanhoe Pictures Boards Priyanka Chopra’s ‘The Sky is Pink’

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“Crazy Rich Asians” producer Ivanhoe Pictures has come on board Priyanka Chopra’s family drama “The Sky Is Pink.” Ivanhoe will co-invest and co-produce. Fact-based, “Pink” is written and directed by top director Shonali Bose and is based on the life of…

Ivanhoe Pictures, Crazy Rich Asians’ Michelle Yeoh Team On Film Adaptation Of ‘Billion Dollar Whale’ Exposé

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SK Global’s Ivanhoe Pictures, the company that co-financed and co-produced WB’s rom-com hit Crazy Rich Asians, has obtained the film rights to the recently released non-fiction exposé Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywoo…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Producer-Financier SK Global Names Xian Li As SVP Production

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SK Global and its Ivanhoe Pictures, fresh off co-producing and co-financing Warner Bros’ Crazy Rich Asians, has hired Xian Li as SVP Production. She had been Director, Development and Production at local-language producer Fox International Produc…

Ivanhoe Pictures, N.E.W. Reveal Korean Remake of ‘Hidden Face’

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“Crazy Rich Asians” producer Ivanhoe Pictures has struck a deal with producer-distributor Next Entertainment World (N.E.W.) for a Korean-language remake of Colombian psychological thriller “The Hidden Face.” The pair will co-finance, co-develop, and co…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Producer Ivanhoe To Re-Make Colombian Thriller ‘The Hidden Face’ With Korea’s Next Entertainment World

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Crazy Rich Asians producer Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with South Korean studio Next Entertainment World (NEW) to produce a Korean-language remake of Colombian psychological thriller The Hidden Face. Ivanhoe President and CEO John Penotti made the anno…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Michelle Yeoh Signs Overall Deal With SK Global Entertainment

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Fresh off her success as the all-powerful matriarch in Crazy Rich Asians, actress Michelle Yeoh and her production company Mythical Films have entered an overall agreement with SK Global Entertainment and its international and domestic labels, Ivanhoe …

Jon M. Chu Developing Second Thai Cave Rescue Film In An Effort To Avoid Whitewashing

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The story of the successful rescue of the Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded underground cave is hot commodity in Hollywood, but Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu is determined to bring authenticity and respect to the story.
Chu is attached to d…

Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis Star In Oz Pic ‘Babyteeth’, Ivanhoe Sets Vietnam Slate, Blockchain VOD Platform — Global Briefs

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Celluloid Dreams has acquired world sales rights (excluding Australia and New Zealand) to Oz pic Babyteeth, which will star Ben Mendelsohn (Ready Player One) and Essie Davis (The Babadook). Production is due to get underway this summer on the Screen Au…

Ivanhoe Pictures Boards India-Set Film ‘Unread Pages’

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Ivanhoe Pictures, the Los Angeles-based division of SK Global Entertainment, has come on to co-produce Unread Pages, being billed as the first India-U.S co-production to be filmed in a non-Hindi language. The pic being directed by acclaimed Indian helmer Jahnu Barua will be filmed in the North Eastern Indian state of Assam in the region’s own Assamese dialect.
The plot centers on a happy family torn apart after they experience a series of traumatizing events. The…

Ivanhoe Boards India’s ‘Unread Pages’

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Prominent U.S. independent producer, Ivanhoe Pictures is to co-produce ‘Unseen Pages,” a multigenerational drama that will be directed by India’s Jahna Barua. Hailing from the Assam region, Barua is one of India’s top directors who has worked in the Assam and Hindi industries. His past films, including “Ayejo” and “Tora” have collected an unmatched 11 […]

Film News Roundup: Will Arnett, Kristen Bell Join ‘Teen Titans Go!’ Voice Cast

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In today’s film news roundup, Will Arnett and Kristen Bell join “Teen Titans Go!,” Ivanhoe Pictures hires industry vet Winnie Lau, and “18 to Party” starts production in New York.  CASTING Warner Bros. Pictures has tapped Will Arnett and Kristen Bell for voice roles in the big-screen version of DC Entertainment’s animated TV series “Teen […]

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Merges With Ivanhoe Pictures

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“Hell or High Water” producer Sidney Kimmel Entertainment has merged with Hong Kong-based Ivanhoe Pictures to form SK Global. SKE Chairman and CEO Sidney Kimmel and Ivanhoe Pictures Chairman Robert Friedland will be co-chairmen. They said in the announcement Wednesday that the new entity will pursue international opportunities to produce and finance film and television… Read more »

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Hong Kong-Based Ivanhoe Merge; China Private Equity Fund Takes Position

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Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, the independent film finance and production company behind this year’s Academy Award Best Picture nominee Hell or High Water, and Hong Kong-based Ivanhoe Pictures have merged to form SK Global. SKE Chairman/CEO Sidney Kimmel and Ivanhoe Pictures Chairman Robert Friedland, who will be Co-Chairmen of SK Global will now join to produce and finance film and television content. In addition, China-focused private equity fund and prominent investment…

IFFAM: Project Pitching Gets Lively Start at Macao’s Crouching Tigers Market

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Star directing names Nicolas Winding Refn, Lu Chuan and Erik Matti encounter top film industry executives including Fox International Productions chief Tomas Jegeus and Ivanhoe Pictures’ Katherine Lee in the first edition of the IFFAM’s Crouching Tigers Project Lab. Launched as part of the infant festival’s Industry Hub, Crouching Tigers is intended to act as… Read more »

Film Tank, Indigo Film Close Mexican-Italian Co-production on Gaz Alazraki’s ‘Almost Paradise’ at Rome’s Mia

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Mexico’s Film Tank has signed with Italy’s Indigo Film to co-produce “Casi el paraiso“ (Almost Paradise),  the return to filmmaking of Gaz Alazraki, co-creator of Netflix series “Club de Cuervos,” which will be distributed in all the American continent by 20th Century Fox. Indigo Films’ credits include Paolo Sorrentino’s “This Must Be the Place” and… Read more »