Will Smith spotted on top of Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the last day of his trip to Taiwan to promote his new film, U.S. actor Will Smith toured the top terrace of Taipei 101 to take some daredevil photos. Smith arrived i...

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Will Smith says Taipei is 'the place where dreams come true'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit to Taiwan to promote his new film, U.S. actor Will Smith said Taipei's slogan should be "Taipei, the place where dreams come true!" Smith a...

Will Smith tries Taiwanese food at Taipei's Ningxia Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit to Taiwan to promote his new film, American actor Will Smith toured a night market on Friday (Oct. 18) and sampled a number of popular Taiwanese dishes. ...

Taiwan's Oscar-winning Ang Lee leads Golden Horse Master Class

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan’s Academy Awards-winning director and this year’s Golden Horse Film Festival Chair Ang Lee will lead the Golden Horse Master Class. The event is set to ta...

Will Smith and Ang Lee to arrive in Taipei this evening for 'Gemini Man'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American actor Will Smith and Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) are arriving in Taipei this evening (Oct. 18) to promote the new film “Gemini Man,” which is sche...

'Joker' tops box office again beats 'Addams Family'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Joker" kept winning at the box office. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend box office, topping the charts once more over n...

Director Ang Lee to bring Will Smith to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (李安) will bring Hollywood star Will Smith with him to Taiwan later this month to promote their action film “Gemini Man.” The ...

Hong Kong director resigns from jury for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards after China boycott

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong film director Johnnie To (杜琪峯) has resigned as the jury president of the 56th Golden Horse Awards after a boycott by Beijing led to the withdrawal of Chinese and...

Taiwan sends gay-themed comedy ‘Dear Ex’ to Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning gay-themed comedy “ Dear Ex” (誰先愛上他的) will represent Taiwan at the 2020 Academy Awards, reports said Thursday (September 12). The movie wi...

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigiou...

Central Taiwan Film Studios open for business in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan celebrated the official opening of the new Central Taiwan Film Studios (中台灣影視基地) in Taichung's Wufeng District (霧峰區) on Monday (July 22). The impressive film...

Taiwan director Ang Lee joins revolt against Oscars schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Award-winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) has joined the ranks of Hollywood personalities protesting against the plans to hand out four Academy Awards during commercia...

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native ...

Taiwan President weighs in as Chinese actor's statement at Golden Horse Awards sparks outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Chinese actor referred to Taiwan as part of China’s territory during the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei last evening, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) re...