Cast: Ken Watanabe
Producer: Tsunekazu Ishihara
Marketing: James Ngo
Synopsis: In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.
Why Open: Pokemon is the most lucrative franchise in the world, in history. Of course, it was also created by an Asian. The incredible Detective Pikachu stars iconic Ken Watanabe and boasts a slate of Asian executives ensuring its success.
Cast: Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, Jake Choi, Cathy Shim, Keong Sim
Synopsis: Natasha and her family have less than 24 hours before they are scheduled to be deported from New York to Jamaica. Further complications soon arise when Natasha meets and falls in love with Daniel, the son of Korean immigrants.
Why Open: An interracial relationship, based on the much-adored YA novel, with an Asian male lead!
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Mark Dacascos, Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman, Tiger Chen, Danish Bhatt
Producer: Keanu Reeves
Synopsis: Legendary hit man John Wick must fight his way out of New York when a $14 million contract on his life makes him the target of the world’s top assassins.
Why Open: Part Chinese-Hawaiian star, Keanu Reeves, has long-dazzled audiences worldwide as one of the foremost cerebral action stars.
Cast: Ian Chen, Henry Lau, Kenneth Liu
Executive in Charge of Production for Walden Media: Naia Cucukov
Synopsis: A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.
Director: Ritesh Batra
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqi, Sanya Malhotra
Producer: Anish Savjani
Writer: Ritesh Batra
Synopsis: Two lives intersect in Mumbai and go along together. A struggling street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.
Cast: Naomi Scott
Producer: Dan Lin
Synopsis: “Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future.
Why Open: A live musical adaptation of the legendary magic carpet, with an all-star cast and executive produced by the iconic Dan Lin.
Director: Nahnatchka Khan
Writers: Ali Wong, Randall Park, Michael Golamco
Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves, James Saito, Daniel Dae Kim, Vivian Bang, Charlyne Yi, Karan Soni, Miya Cech, Susan Park, Ashley Liao, Emerson Min, Simon Chin, Peggy Lu, Raymond Ma, Jackson Geach
Synopsis: Childhood sweethearts have a falling out and don’t speak for 15 years. They reconnect as adults when Sasha runs into Marcus in San Francisco. Although the old sparks are still there, the couple live in different worlds.
Director: Tom Huang
Writer: Tom Huang
Cast: Tom Huang, Jeanne Sakata
Synopsis: JOE LEE, 38, is an accountant who is on a downward spiral after a painful divorce. His only solace is his co-worker and ‘office wife,’ AMELIA SANTIAGO, 30, whom he spends most of his free time with at work. Amelia loves to travel and see the outdoors, trying to get Joe to get out again and live life, which he can’t yet bring himself to do. It’s only when Amelia mysteriously disappears for weeks that he finally gets himself out of his shell to try to find her through clues she leaves for him in National Parks across the West. Through his journey to find Amelia, he meets whimsical but inspiring people along the way and experiences stunning landscapes that also helps Joe find something more… himself.