25 February 2013 8:30 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Tokyo – Distributor Prenom-h began bankruptcy proceedings in the Tokyo District Court with debts of $7 million (643 million yen) on Feb. 21, following the problems with filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 1905. The project ran into trouble after Hong Kong star Tony Leung pulled out of the production last September, at the height of the China-Japan row over the Senkaku-Diayou Islands. Leung had been criticized in China for appearing in the film, which was set in Yokohama, Japan, in the year of the title, but had been scheduled to shoot in Taiwan. Financing for the Japan-China co-

read more


- Gavin J. Blair

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Tony Chiu Wai Leung
Kiyoshi Kurosawa

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners