Vehicle for Taiwan singer Vic Chou is thin but okay, and very well packaged.
On June 8, the film will open in mainland theatres. The cast includes Liu Hua, Feng Lei, Bian Yuan, and Dong Lifan, and deals with a group of Average Joes – a taxi driver, a salesman, a doctor – who fight amongst each other over 5 million yuan
Greed kills (Sina)
Poster for Derek Tsang and Jimmy Wan’s “Lacuna”
Joan Chen is back working behind the camera as director and screenwriter for “SARS Sweetheart” set in Shanghai during the SARS epidemic. The short film, produced by Alexi Tan, is one of a series of female-directed shorts in the “ELLE 5.20 I Love You” series. Jiang Yiyan and South Korean actor Teo Yoo are the leads in Chen’s film.
Two days ago, comic actor Peng Bo (”Crazy Stone”, “Crazy GPS”, “Crazy Stupid Thieves”) was seriously injured in an auto accident in Shanghai and is in the intensive care unit in the hospital. His assistant was driving the car when he tried to overtake an oncoming truck to catch up with a crew vehicle before it hit a tree on the roadside. Peng was resting in the back seat when the accident happened. An updated report says that his condition has stabilized today.
Zhang Ziyi’s legal team issued an open letter to Apple Daily on Weibo demanding a retraction and an apology. (Sina)
Faye’s 15-year-old daughter, Dou Jing Tong, whose father is Faye’s ex-husband Dou Wei, also attended the opening ceremony, where her mature style attracted media attention.
Dou Jingtong (Sina-slideshow)
Bobby Yip, Rainbow Woo and (ex-Edison Chen girlfriend) Cammi Tse recently shot a series of photos in Tokyo to promote an online game.
Rainbow Woo, Bobby Yip, Cammi Tse