Parodistic, pop-culture romp finds director Jeff Lau on good but not consistent form.
The theme song of the movie, “The Lost Season”, composed by Chinese rock star Cui Jian was also unveiled during the event.
Waise Lee in cameo appearance (Sina)
Simon Yam, Huang Bo (Sina)
The movie is not a sequel to “Let the Bullets Fly”, as previous rumors had suggested. It has been said that Jiang’s latest project will have more female roles compared to his action comedy hit of 2010.
However, there will be obvious similarities in style, as Ma confirmed that, “The first draft has been written by Guo Junli, one of the main screenwriters for ‘Let the Bullets Fly.”
Koni Lui, Francis Ng
Appearing at a shoe brand event in Sha Tin, Francis Ng revealed that he has joined the cast of “Once Upon a Time in Shanghai”/”The Last Tycoon” starring Chow Yun-Fat. TVB has accommodated him by delaying the start of filming the series Triumph in the Skies 2. (Sina-gallery)
Ni Ni in Jingle Ma’s “Best Actor”, Yang Mi to play Mulan to be directed by Barbara Wong. (Sina)
Danny Pang’s “Fairy Tale Killer” opens May 11, starring Lau Ching-Wan and Wang Baoqiang
Poster for Yim Ho’s “Floating City” features Aaron Kwok
The Showbox-backed Mr Go is the story of a Chinese girl and her baseball playing gorilla, who is recruited to play in the professional leagues in Korea. It features young Chinese actress Josie XU (Xu Jiao), who started her career in CJ7 (2008) and recently headlined in Starry Starry Night.
A courtroom drama, Christmas Rose stars Aaron Kwok and Xia Yu as lawyers fighting over the fate of a victim portrayed by Gwei Lun-mei.
It was also accidentally leaked that Andy Lau will make an appearance in the film. (Sina)
Qin Hailu, Guei Lun-Mei, Tsui Hark, Charlie Young, Aaron Kwok
Aaron Kwok, Guei Lun-Mei
Liu Kai-Chi, Wan Qian
Liu Kai-Chi, Qin Hailu, Guei Lun-Mei, Tsui Hark, Charlie Young, Aaron Kwok, Xia Yu
Wong Kar-Wai’s martial arts drama The Grandmasters will open on 18 Dec.
CF: Jackie Chan’s”CZ12″ Set for Release in December (Chinese Zodiac)
Jackie Chan, along with other cast members, will attend the Cannes International Film Festival this May.
He attributed this to film investors’ aversion to risk and the lack of perseverance among younger filmmakers and artistes.
“This gap in the Hong Kong film industry is very obvious both in front of [the camera] and behind the scenes.”
Miriam Yeung, said, “I am about to give birth, and this will be my last movie before I do so. Of course it’s better to go to the movies than staring at the monitor at home. Watching a movie with friends and popcorn is much better. I have many single friends who immediately have dates after watching this movie, you have to believe it.”
She added smilingly, “If you go a few more times I guarantee you will be a parent!”
Fan Bingbing attended the press conference as a guest. But do not be surprised if she is also cast in Iron Man 3.
Jaycee Chan, 29, was recently spotted leaving a club with a new beau called Nesha, who is believed to be a 17-year-old model of Paraguay descent.
Taiwanese singer Wang Lee-hom is believed to have invited Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Chinese American girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, to his concert at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing last Saturday night
Howard is the grandson of Runme Shaw, co-founder of cinema operator Shaw Organisation.