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December 27, 2012

hongkongphooeymovie Check Out Test Footage From Hong Kong Phooey and Marvin the MartianAlthough it’s unclear whether or not either project is still destined for the big screen, Cartoon Brew (via Bleeding Cool) has uncovered attached director Alex Zamm’s test footage for both Hong Kong Phooey and Marvin the Martian. You can check both out in the player below.

Originally announced last year, Hong Kong Phooey had Eddie Murphy attached to play mild-mannered dog Penry

In this week’s column, we round up four new distribution deals, five films opening this weekend, and one great trailer. 

New Deals

mdc life without principle poster Indie Insights: Hong Kong Thrills, Sarah Palin Deal, Black Power Trailer  Johnny To’s thriller Life Without Principle, which debuts today at the Venice Film Festival, has been acquired for North American distribution by Indomina, according to Film Business Asia. Lau Ching Wan, Richie Jen and Denise Ho star as characters under financial… Continue reading Indie Insights: Hong Kong Thrills, 'Sarah Palin' Deal, 'Black Power' Trailer  

King Kong Finds New Life At Fox Animation

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I guess King Kong is one of those characters who'll continually
have his story retold until the end of time, because now, Fox
Animation wants to take a crack at the giant ape.

Exam-obsessed Hong Kong makes celebrity tutors rich

Cut-throat competition for exam success in Hong Kong’s high-pressure education system has spawned a new breed of teacher — celebrity tutors with near cult-like status and millionaire lifestyles.With Continue reading Exam-obsessed Hong Kong makes celebrity tutors rich

‘Grumpy’ Bieber draws tiny Hong Kong welcome

Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber usually draws legions of screaming girls at his sold-out concerts, but the mop-haired teen idol got a hugely … Continue reading 'Grumpy' Bieber draws tiny Hong Kong welcome