Geographical Region: Asia

Headline News ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Does Big Business in China

Marvel's newest blockbuster makes a whopping $39.23 million over its first three opening days in China; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman comes in second place with $7.63 million.

Headline News Sesame Workshop Unveils Newest Muppet

Sesame Workshop unveils the newest Muppet, Raya, who will engage with children about sanitation and latrine use as part of the Cleaner, Healthier, Happier campaign in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Headline News ‘When the Wind Blows’ Director Jimmy Murakami Dead at 80

Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.

Headline News ILM to Launch London Effects Facility

Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.

Headline News CMI to Bring Tezuka IP to North America

International production and creative management company Cross Media International enters into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for Tezuka's extensive portfolio of popular properties and characters within North America.

Headline News nWave Pictures, StudioCanal Release 'The House of Magic 3D'

nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.

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