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December 27, 2012

Although 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

Life Without PrincipleJohnny 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  

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

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

In news sure to make Great White Way fanatics go bananas: King Kong will soon be thumping his chest on the Broadway stage, if theater aficionados have their way.Last week, producers with Global Creatures issued a press release revealing that work is underway on a Broadway musical version of the cinema classic — which first […] Continue reading King Kong Musical Broadway-Bound