Celestial Pictures

Rodriguez’s El Rey buys Kung Fu content from Celestial

EL Rey, the new US cable net launched by movie producer Robert Rodriguez, has acquired a raft of martial arts titles from Celestial Pictures. The fledgling cable channel has already sealed deals for Mexican wrestling and will also have From Dusk Til Dawn, a full-length series based on the Rodriguez movie. The Celestial deal gives […]

New Astro-backed Asian media firm preps English-language shows

Malaysian pay TV and media company Astro is backing Ideate Media a new Kuala Lumpur-based media company that will make English-language TV and film. It will be run by Astro veteran Zainir Aminullah and develop and fund live-action and animated TV series and films. The company said its initial slate will be built around mid-budget […]