HKMDB Daily News

April 25, 2012

April 25, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

Chapman To ill

Hong Kong media reports that Chapman To has been diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome and has stopped all work to recuperate from home. In a telephone interview, Chapman said that doctors have sent his blood sample to a US laboratory to diagnose the severity. A recovery period of two weeks to six months is estimated. Although potentially fatal, Chapman was optimistic and expects to recover. (Sina)

FBA: US regulator probes China film relations

US financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission has made preliminary enquiries into whether Hollywood studios have been involved in bribery in China.

Variety: SEC eyes majors’ activity in China

Three character posters for Hur Jin-ho’s “Dangerous Liasions”. The film will be going to the Cannes Film Festival next month. (FBA)

Cecilia Cheung

Jang Dong-gun

Zhang Ziyi (Sina)2

CF: Wuxia Drama “The Four” Slated for Release in July

CF: First Trailer for “Double Trouble” Released

Jacyee Chan portrays a Taiwan security guard while Xia Yu plays a security guard visiting Taiwan from the mainland. The two men, along with a tour guide portrayed by Chen Handian, get into trouble following a burglary at the Imperial Palace.

Chen Han-Dian, Deng Jiajia, Xia Yu, Jaycee Chan, director Chang Hsun-Wei

(Sina-gallery)

“Double Trouble” trailer

Poster for “Shadows of Love” (aka “Repeat I Love You”)

Cecilia Cheung and Kwon Sang-woo are flanked by Jing Tian, Sphinx Ting, Jing Boran and Angela Chang (Sina)

“Shadows of Love” trailer

Opens May 11

CRI: Aaron Kwok Promotes “Cold War” in Beijing

“Cold War” is a crime-thriller which tells an interlinked story involving the police, undercover cops and mindless thugs. The storyline is incredibly broad but also very elaborate, covering the entire Hong Kong Police force.

Aarif Lee, Aaron Kwok, and Tony Leung Ka-Fai promote “Cold War” in Beijing. The cast also includes Charlie Young, Ethan Ruan, Chin Ka-Lok Terence Yin and others.

Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Aaron Kwok

Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai

Aaron Kwok (Sina)

The cast of “An Inaccurate Memoir” in Shanghai

Director Leon Yang Shu-Peng

Huang Xiaoming

Zhang Xinyi - We can be heroes, just for one day

Zhang Xinyi, Zhang Yi

Wang Lie (Sina)

Trailer for “An Inaccurate Memoir”

Angelababy promotes “The First Time” in Beijing. American-born singer Cindy Yen and Angelababy sing a duet in the film. Angelababy plays a young girl with a congenital disease who is in a romance with Mark Chao. A June 8 release is scheduled.

Angelababy

Angelababy, Cindy Yen

Korean director Han Yan

Cindy Yen plays Mark Chao’s ex-girlfriend

Angelababy

(Sina)2

‘Mou girl’ Ni Ni and Liu Ye will co-star in “Sha Jie” (literally “Forbidden Killing”). The pair will play lovers and enemies at the same time. The film hopes to balance art and commerce, a la “Lust, Caution”.

Ni Ni, Liu Ye

Ni Ni

Director Zhang Jiarui, Liu Ye, Ni Ni

Liu Ye presents Ni Ni with a dagger (Sina-gallery)

MSN: Andy Lau to join the line-up for Iron Man 3?

MSN: Sean Lau Ching Wan is trying hard for a baby

MSN: Maggie Shiu suspected to be pregnant

June 10, 2009

June 10, 2009

Big Soldier (Little General)
The Big Soldier poster


Searching for Jackie Chan opens July 4

HO MENG-HUA 何夢華 (1929-2009): TRIBUTE TO A MASTER OF CINEMA - R.I.P.
(Thanks to David Wells and the Mobius Forum)

‘Bullets Fly’ with Ge You
As well as Ge You, “Let the Bullets Fly” will also star Jiang Wen himself and another “internationally acclaimed big-name”, according to a source close to Jiang Wen. Tabloids speculate it’s likely to be “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” star Chow Yun-Fat.
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-06-10/08192556539.shtml

Confucius Descendant Likes Chow’s Portrayal

John Woo: interview

The Locarno Film Festival has selected 12 projects for its Open Doors co-production lab which this year is devoted to Greater China.

Malaysian filmmaker Michael Chuah Ghiap Hun will direct and star in Fist Of Dragon
Chapman To
The Human Comedy modeled after The Assembly

Costars Chiu Tien-You ,Wong Cho-Nam
Wong Cho-Nam

Anthony Wong
Joe Odagiri
Plastic City stills


One Night in Supermarket (lit. Night Shop) features Xu Zheng, Li Xiaolu



Sek Kin Enter the Dragon action figure hot item online, selling for hundreds of dollars

Gillian Chung: Edison’s apology came too late

Isabella Leong moving to Singapore with baby

Acid attacks
Man injured in Ho Man Tin acid attack
Cold-blooded and evil
Shoppers keep their distance
Tsang hits acid attackers as ‘dregs of society’
Mong Kok CCTV cameras fail to identify acid thrower

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