HKMDB Daily News

August 27, 2009

August 27, 2009

John Woo and daughter
John Woo and Terence Chang to produce martial arts film costarring Woo’s daughter Angeles Fei-Shai Woo as a female killer

Shooting starts in Shanghai in October. Cast includes Jung Woo-sung, Michelle Yeoh, Barbie Hsu, Shawn Yue, Kelly Lin. Su Zhao-Bin will direct the film, literally ‘River and Lakes Swordwomen’. 30 year-old Angeles has studied martial arts in the US.

Ocean Paradise press conference with Jet Li, Kwai Lun-Mei, director/screenwriter Xue Xiaolu

Jet Li plays the father of an autistic child, due for a 2010 Spring Festival release

More Ocean Paradise cast photos

Wang Jing’s Invisible Killer opens August 28

Film about internet human flesh searches

Eternal Beloved opens September 3

Law Kar-Ying’s scenes in Kung Fu Cyborg mostly deleted

Edited for out pacing, Law quipped that if you yawn you’ll miss me.

Actress Tao Hong attends party for new movie “Death Dowry”

Ethan Ruan gets bashed up for his latest movie, Monga
Monga, depicts Taiwan in the 1980s when it was encroached with mafia and triad gangs.

Cast presents at premiere ceremony of new film “Gasp”

Comic Ge You goes serious for Gasp

Shanzhai! Stop me if you’ve seen this movie before…

Donnie Yen to retire from the big screen in 2013

Karena Lam and Ekin Cheng promote Claustrophobia in South Korea

Airport sighting of Andy and Carol all the rage

More celebs embroiled in Eason Chan marriage drama

Simon Yam
Simon Yam at Hong Kong Disneyland press conference for new Halloween show ‘The Deep Cold Universe’

Shu Qi in Beijing endorsing a watch brand

New Lin Chi-Ling fashion photos

March 23, 2009

Karen Mok
Hong Kong International Film Festival’s Ambassador Karen Mok

Stars gather for HKIFF

Xu Jinglei, Jackie Chan, Fan Bingbing

Simon Yam and Zhang Jingchu
Lau Ching WanNick Cheung

Paul Chun and daughter

Red Carpet: HK Film Festival Open Night

Jackie Chan lends star power to hometown festival

Korean Western top contender at Asian Film Awards
Brigitte Lin will make a rare appearance to present the Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema to veteran Hong Kong director Tsui Hark and his wife, producer Nansun Shi.

Nanking! Nanking!
Nanking! Nanking!
Lu Chuan’s WWII epic “Nanking! Nanking!” (aka “City of Life and Death”) will open in Chinese theaters on April 22

Harvey Weinstein interested in purchasing global distribution rights. Final edit not yet completed.

Screen Daily
Hong Kong’s 852 Films begins production on first feature Dream Home
New Hong Kong production and financing outfit 852 Films has started production on award-winning director Pang Ho Cheung’s latest film, Dream Home, starring Josie Ho, Anthony Wong and Eason Chan.
Zhang Yimou lines up black comedy with Zhao Benshan
The Olympic Games now behind him, Zhang Yimou is preparing to shoot a black comedy with comedians Zhao Benshan and Xiao Shenyang.

3-D shock and awe from Pang bros.
‘The Child’s Eye in 3D’ to begin shooting in June in Thailand

Karena Lam and Ekin Cheng
Movie Review: Intimate ‘Claustrophobia’

Zhou Yun

Zhou Yun and Fan Bingbing announced as female leads in Dark October
Cinema Popular unveils $23m historical epic Bodyguards & Assassins (previously Dark October)

Brigitte Lin recalls first movie kiss as ’scraping teeth’

Chow Yun Fat starring as Chow Yun-fucius

 Animated animal tale “Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf” a surprise box office hit in China

China mulls allowing Oscar winners to screen
Forum bids looser China pic policy
Group plans Shanghai free trade zone for films

History Comes Alive in “My Chief and My Regiment”

Zhang Ziyi Poses in Desert

Shu Qi at Adida's 60th Birthday Bash
Adidas’ 60th anniversary bash

Police Tracing Sex Contacts of Jang Ja Yeon
Police raided the office of the late actress Jang Ja-yeon’s management agency in Seoul
More details of secret rooms

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