Veteran Hong Kong director Peter Chan’s latest film aims to demystify martial arts, while also tackling moral dilemmas.
He, too, wanted to give the old genre a new spin, but could not figure out how until 2009 when hesaw a television program, which depicted in detail how a bullet penetrates a person’s skin, flesh,veins and heart.
Films that have been blockbusters in China have failed to find much of a market in the U.S. Zhang Yimou’s $100-million “The Heroes of Nanking,” with Christian Bale and large portion of English dialogue, tries to change that.
…despite its Hollywood-style violence and an actor with international name recognition, “Let the Bullets Fly” hasn’t even managed to find a distributor in the United States.
Starting out as a toothpaste-dripping lang mo, Chrissie Chau has gone from rom-com sidekick to a leading lady in two years…It would be an injustice to presume Chrissie Chau is a bad actress purely because of her spectacular figure.
A notch down overall on the quirky original but with a stronger third act.
Actress Bai Ling said she is confronting a dark chapter from her past: sexual abuse she suffered as a teenager at the hands of Chinese army officers.
Filming for the South Korean Oceans-like caper film, working title Thieves, has begun on the Tai Pak Floating Restaurants in Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
Kim Hye-Su, Simon Yam
Jeon Ji-Hyun, Angelica Lee (Sina)
New stills from My Kingdom with Han Geng, Barbie Hsu and Wu Chun
A third TVB film production, following “72 Tenants of Prosperity” and “I Love Hong Kong” wrapped after only 20 days. Produced by Eric Tsang and directed by Chung Shu-Kai, the cast will again include a variety of TVB actors including Fiona Sit, Fala Chen, and Michael Tse. Even with only a 20 day shooting schedule, Eric Tsang promises it will not lack in quality. The two previous films were Lunar New Year films but this one will be released in August to avoid heavy competition. The film (lit. Invincible Gods) is a TVB-Hunan Satellite TV co-production.
Wong Cho-Lam, Lee Sze-Chit, Maggie Cheung Ho-Yee, Louis Yuen
Eric Tsang and Richard Ng (Sina-gallery)
39 year-old Ronald Cheng and girlfriend Yu Sumin have registered to marry. According to law, he must marry within 3 months. Hong Kong media reports that the marriage registry application was dated June 20. (Xinhua)
The public is currently speculating that teenage actress Zhou Dongyu is about to get into the prestigious Beijing Film Academy not because of her exam scores, but because of her connections