12 July-5 September 2021 eNewsletter
Bomanbridge Media backs “The Mole” Sonia Fleck’s indie brings N. Korean spy doc to Asia
Sonia Fleck’s Bomanbridge Media is backing North Korean undercover documentary, “The Mole: Undercover in North Korea”, in Asia Pacific in a deal with Danish director Mads Brügger and the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. Fleck’s move opens access to a real-life drama that has been called “the most severe embarrassment to Chairman Kim Jong Un that we have ever seen”. The full story is on page 3 of ContentAsia’s 12 July 2021 eNewsletter.
“Rick and Morty” on fire in China; adult animation attracts double the demand of rivals
Cartoon Network’s adult animated sci-fi sitcom, “Rick and Morty”, was on fire in China for the week of 30 June to 6 July, registering nigh on double the demand of its closest competitors – “Saturday Night Live” and Disney+’s “Loki”, according to data science company Parrot Analytics. The full story is on page 20
Migo boosts movie slate in new deals; low-cost Indonesian streamer adds local, international titles
Indonesian service Migo has added hundreds of hours of local and Asian content to its low-cost platform in a raft of deals with domestic studios and producers as well as regional and international distributors. The new agreements include box office hits, indie production and kids series from, among others, Rapi Films, Legacy Pictures and 13 Entertainment, as well as CBI Pictures, InterSolusindo and Feat Pictures. The full story is on page 2
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