Entertainment

Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment Announce the January 26 Start of Principal Photography on the 3D Motion Capture Feature 'The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn' Directed by Steven Spielberg and Starring Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig

- Spielberg Produces With Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced the start of principal production in Los Angeles on the 3D Motion Capture Film "The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of th...

2009-01-29 14:38 771

Super-Lawyer Martin Garbus Files $750 Million Suit vs. Marvel Entertainment, Isaac Perlmutter, Stan Lee and Avi Arad

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Martin Garbus, Esq., has filed a shareholder derivative suit Monday, January 26, against Marvel Entertainment and its chairman Isaac Perlmutter, as well as Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel's major superhero characters and former Marvel Studio head, Av...

2009-01-28 19:09 594

Perfect World Partners with KTH to License 'Chi Bi' in Korea

BEIJING, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced that it recently signed an agreement with KTHitel Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 036030) ("KTH"), an internet portal opera...

2009-01-22 19:00 854

Perfect World to Launch Closed Beta Testing for 'Pocketpet Journey West' in North America

BEIJING, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced that it will begin closed beta testing for "Pocketpet Journey West," a 3D MMORPG, in North America on February...

2009-01-19 19:00 724

NetDragon Websoft Inc. Launches New Expansion Pack for Eudemons Online -- 'Divine Path'

HONG KONG, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc., a leading game developer and operator in the PRC ("NetDragon" or the "Company", with its subsidiaries collectively known as the "Group"; stock code: 777) launched a new expansion pack -- "Divine Path" -- for its major on...

2009-01-19 11:29 1227

Asia Premium Television Group's Plan for 'Mobilizing Entertainment' in China

BEIJING, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Asia Premium Television Group (OTC Bulletin Board: ATVG) ("ATVG" or the "Company") is announcing it's plans to (1) change its name from "Asia Premium Television Group Inc." to "Entertainment Today Digital Inc." ("ET Digital"), and (2) focus the...

2009-01-16 20:21 900

Giant Interactive Launches Online Game Incubation Program

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant" or "the Company"), one of China’s leading online game developers and operators, announced the establishment of Win@Giant, an "Online Game Incubator" program to facilitate and to foster innova...

2009-01-13 21:00 807

NetDragon (Fujian) Honored with 2008 'National Outstanding Award for Internet Cultural Enterprise'

HONG KONG, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc., a leading game developer and operator in the PRC ("NetDragon" or the "Company", with its subsidiary collectively the "Group"; stock code: 777) today announces that its subsidiary Fujian NetDragon Websoft Co. Ltd., ("NetD...

2009-01-13 10:52 1056

Gaming Standards Association Conducts First GSA University Classes in Australia

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Quickly responding to international demand, the Gaming Standards Association is holding its first GSA University classes in Australia. The sessions take place March 23-27 in Sydney. The first course, “G2S 110: Overview of G2S,” gives an in-depth o...

2009-01-12 21:00 704

The9 Limited Announces the Adoption of a Shareholder Rights Plan

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), a leading online game operator and developer in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a shareholder rights plan. The rights plan is designed to protect the best interests of The9 and its ...

2009-01-08 19:37 619

Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited Increases Share Repurchase Plan by US$100 Million

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq: SNDA; "Shanda" or the "Company"), a leading interactive entertainment media company in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has expanded the aggregate dollar value of outstanding A...

2008-12-31 06:15 661

Perfect World Announces Share Repurchase from a Major Shareholder

BEIJING, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to repurchase a total of 18,750,000 shares of its Class A ordinary shares...

2008-12-29 23:54 791

WI Harper Group Joins Jet Li One Foundation for Good Cause

BEIJING, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WI Harper Group, the San Francisco-based China focused venture capital firm announced its partnership with Jet Li One Foundation to jointly promote the philanthropy concept of "We Are As One" on the firm’s annual Chinese New Year celebration event January 9,...

2008-12-24 08:30 870

NetDragon Partners with Fujian and Fuzhou Governments to Successfully Fight Against Private Server Activities

HONG KONG, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon" or the "Company", with its subsidiaries collectively referred to as the "Group"; Stock Code: 777), a leading game developer and operator in the PRC, has recently achieved great success in combating private se...

2008-12-23 10:36 1215

NetDragon Websoft Inc. Launches New English Expansion Pack for Conquer Online -- 'New Dynasty'

Further Bolstering its Share of Overseas Markets HONG KONG, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon" or the "Company", with its subsidiaries collectively referred to as the "Group"; Stock Code: 777), a leading game developer and operator in the PRC, officially launch...

2008-12-22 11:50 1253

Perfect World Announces Update on Recent Acquisitions

BEIJING, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, announced in October 2008 that it entered into an agreement with Global InterServ (B.V.I.) Inc. ("InterServ") regarding the acqu...

2008-12-17 17:00 774

Taiwan's Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council (HEEACT) Selects Scientific Data by Thomson Reuters for University Evaluation

HEEACT and Scientific business sign MOU of collaboration to support Taiwan's university evaluation system TAIPEI, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced th...

2008-12-09 09:00 861

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Star on Red Carpet at Vogue Icon Celebration Event in Beijing

BEIJING, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global icons Mickey and Minnie were surprise guests on the red carpet at the Vogue Icon Celebration Event in Beijing today. Arriving with leading Chinese supermodel Du Juan, Mickey and Minnie joined 500 other fashion icons including Kate Moss, Jessica Stam...

2008-12-07 01:00 1473

Qtrax Announces Global Agreement With SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Qtrax, the ad-supported digital music service, today announced a global agreement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT that will make SONY BMG’s premier digital music catalogue available to music fans worldwide on the Qtrax platform. (LOGO: http://www.n...

2008-12-05 05:09 643

HK's Representatives Aim to Win at 2008 IEF in Wuhan, China

HONG KONG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The International E-sports Festival ("IEF") hosted by C Y Foundation Group Limited (HKEx: 1182; "C Y Foundation") will be held in Wuhan, China from the 5th to 7th December. Winners of the Hong Kong preliminary trials are now preparing for the internationa...

2008-12-03 19:22 632
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