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January 12, 2011

January 12, 2011

CRI: Different Looks of Gong Li in ‘What Women Want’

CRI: Mr. and Mrs. Incredible’: the Actual Trailer


CRI: Chinese Animated Film Competes for Oscar

“The Dreams of Jinsha”, a Chinese animated film, is in the running for an Oscar.

FBA: Production underway on Zhang’s Flowers

Production is now underway on 13 Flowers of Nanjing the new Christian Bale-starring movie by leading Chinese director Zhang Yimou.

Poster for Wilson Yip’s A Chinese Fairy Tale (aka A Chinese Ghost Story)

The film stars Liu Yifei and is currently in post-production in South Korea for special effects. (Sina)

Four new posters for Shaolin featuring the lead actors

Nicholas Tse edition

Andy Lau edition

Jackie Chan edition

Fan Bingbing edition


CRI: Jet Li’s One Foundation Goes Public

CRI: Jay Chou Attends ‘Hornet’ Premiere with Rumored Girlfriend


MSN: Aaron Kwok and Lynn Hung rumoured to be engaged

MSN: Faye Wong sang theme song for husband’s movie

September 10, 2009

September 10, 2009

Mei Ting

Chinese Actress Mei Ting Hits The Red Carpet in Venice
Chinese film “Dialysis” (Judge) premieres at the ongoing 66th Venice Film Festival.

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Zhang Yuan

Li Xinyun

Li Xiaofeng

Dada’s Dance Beijing premiere press conference

Nic and Patrick Tse

Nic’s father Patrick Tse visited the set of Yit Lat Lat (Spicy Hot)

Nick Cheung on set in streets of Mongkok

Natalie Meng, Monica Mok play country girl and prostitute in Wong Jing’s To Live and Die in Mongkok (literally Mongkok Prison)


Hollywood Reporter: TGIO strips ‘Prince of Tears’ of subsidy

Film by Taiwan director chosen as Hong Kong’s Oscar rep

Screen Daily: Taiwan’s GIO to revoke Prince Of Tears subsidy

Variety: Formosa Betrayed review

U.S.-Thai co-production “Formosa Betrayed” is a decent political thriller set in Taiwan with the requisite Western-market-friendly lead and a determinedly pro-independence message embedded in a formulaic but diverting tale of intrigue and oppression.

Cast includes Tzi Ma, Kenneth Tsang

Korean Herald: Hur Jin-ho’s new film has no tragic twist

“A Good Rain Knows” (aka Season of Good Rain) reviewed

Sketches of Jay Chou’s Pandaman exposed

Jay Chou, is indeed, a true master of all trades. Apart from his singing, composing, directing and production capabilities, Jay has yet another trick up his sleeves and amply displays his drawing talent with the exposed sketches from his upcoming idol drama series, Pandaman…

Nicholas Cage drops out of “The Green Hornet”

China action to control online music: state media

China has announced that every foreign and domestic song posted on music websites must receive prior approval, state media said Thursday, in the nation’s latest efforts to control online content.

August 10, 2009

August 10, 2009

Overheard review

‘Green Hornet’ casts Kato role
Taiwan’s Jay Chou goes to Hollywood
Jay Chou to Play Kato in ‘Green Hornet’

Rain In the Dragon
Enter the Dragon remade as Awaken the Dragon

‘Mother’ to represent Korea for Oscars
Maternal thriller beats out vampire flick and farmer documentary

Cast Promotes “Sophie’s Revenge”
Yao ChenRuby Lin

Gillian Chung scenes cut from ‘Red Cliff’ parody

Zhang Yimou’s Daughter Edits His New Film

Questions raised over whether Murderer is plagiarized from DiCaprio produced Orphan

TGIO raps Jettone over ‘Miao’
Hong Kong-Taiwan co-production “Miao Miao” is under investigation by Taiwan’s Government Information Office over its entry and subsequent withdrawal from the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Fan Bingbing
Fan Bingbing and Guo Degang will both be 'general directors'
Fan Bingbing press conference announcing New Year’s film, retelling Flirting Scholar story

Fan will both produce and act in film

Hu Jun, Stanley Kwan

Stanley Kwan’s Dancing With the Heart/Energy Behind the Heart

Deng Chao
Deng Chao - Detective Dee

SCMP: Anthony Wong on ‘Vengeance’

SCMP: Michael Tse laughs his way to the big screen in Laughing Gor - Turning Point
After 20 years playing mostly two-bit soap characters, actor Michael Tse Tin-wah finally found his breakthrough role in the form of “Laughing Gor”, an undercover police officer in the TVB series ‘Emergency Unit’.

Zhang Ziyi & fiance still together, says manager

Suki Chui, Sarah Song
A big pair of Crocs

SCMP: Portrait of a master face-changer

August 7, 2009

August 7, 2009

Taipei Times Film Review: Simplicity unveils a complex character in ‘Yang Yang’

HK Magazine: Overheard film review

‘Yasukuni’ Cuts Into Spiritual Dimension

Xu Jinglei Creates High-Fashion Du Lala
“Du Lala’s Promotion”, adapted from a bestselling Chinese novel of the same name, centers on a woman named Du Lala who takes the high road to get promoted.
More cast photos

Huang Yi
Huang Yi reprises Lin Chi-Ling in Light-Transcending Pandora’s Box

Stills from new trailer of The Message

New Photos of ‘Yang Guifei’

Anthony Wong as Tang emperor Xuanzong

Outfest 2009: An interview with Francoise Yip

APA Top Ten: Hayao Miyazaki Scenes

Taiwan denies boycotting Australian film festival
GIO criticizes withdrawal of the movie ‘Miao Miao’

Action! A New Type of Kung Fu Movie Is Set to Hit the Screens (Bodyguards and Assassins)
“Bodyguards and Assassins” Trailer

Zhang Mo
Zhang Yimou’s daughter Zhang Mo has joined the crew of Three Guns

26 year-old Zhang Mo will work as editor on the film. She graduates this year from NYU Graduate Film School. Originally, Zhang Mo originally entered Columbia law school but changed her studies. She has also married an American.

Shu QiDaniel Wu
Leon LaiSimon Yam
Daniel Wu dressed as Bruce Lee
Miriam YeungMichelle YeDenise HoIvanna WongLam Ka-Tung
Shawn Yue, Alan MakPeter Lam
Media Asia boss Peter Lam hosts a star-studded birthday party

Jay Chou might replace Stephen Chow in The Green Hornet!
Jay’s Pandaman a copycat?

Stylish Faye Wong Shops in Hong Kong

Zhang Ziyi’s relationship on the rocks

Jet Li Promotes ‘Wuji’ Exercise

Bai Ling
Bai Ling in Taipei at promotion for film Black Fairy

McDull Movie Creators Plan Spin-off Products

Internship with Hong Kong-based film company

Taipei Times: Pop Stop

Malaysia considers Web filter similar to PRC’s Green Dam

August 5, 2009

August 5, 2009

Jay Chou to play Stephen Chow’s role in ‘Green Hornet’?

“Empire of Silver” Generates Its Own Fortune in Taiwan

Success of Overheard has producer, directors considering sequel
Story would center around Lau Ching-Wan, but they hope to sign up Andy Lau and Donnie Yen. Meanwhile, Derek Yee will start filming ‘Double Tap King’ with Louis Koo and Daniel Wu in August.

Gillian Chung in costume for a guest appearance in Jeff Lau’s multi-star Light Transcending Pandora’s Box a sendup of Red Cliff

Cast includes Ronald Cheng, Eric Tsang
More on the film here and here
Ronald Cheng and Sun Li are playing the lead roles in Light-transcending Pandora’s Box and they are joined by various Chinese and Hong Kong celebrities including veteran artistes Eric Tsang, Sandra Ng, Kenny Bee, Bruce Liang, Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah, Yuen Qiu; a number of indispensable comedian extras Johnny Kong Yeuk Sing, Tin Kai Man, Lam Tze Chung, Lee Kin Yan; from Mainland are Guo De Gang, Yu Rong Guang, Huang Bo, Guo Tao, Wang Xue Bing, Sha Yi; from Hong Kong arrives Alex Fong, Fan Siu Wong, Danny Chan Kwok Kwan, Marco Ngai, Patrick Tam, Edmond Leung; and it’s being complemented and adorned by female artistes Athena Chu, Gigi Leung, Betty Huang Yi, Ada Choi, Xu Jiao…

Rumor: Jet Li has been invited to star in New Shaolin Temple an update of Shaolin Temple
He would not play a main character but a senior temple official. Andy Lau is also under discussion for a part, reuniting The Warlords duo.

Chow Yun-Fat confirmed for Jiang Wen’s Let the Bullets Fly
Gong Li is still tentatively cast

Watch for Lin Chi-Ling

Sexy Siren Fan Bingbing Graces ‘Esquire’

Gao Yuanyuan: Follow Me in South Korea

Zhao Wei - new fashion photo gallery

Taiwanese singer-actor Nicky Wu and wife divorce

Shing Fui-On in stable condition switches hospital according to good pal Ken Lo

Stanley Ho’s condition deteriorates
Family gathers at hospital

Cowherd, looking for Weaver Girl
Romances in the Show Business

Minibond celebrities tagged as `professional’

July 13, 2009

July 13, 2009

A tale of two Tonys
Meeting Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

“Murderer” Premieres in Hong Kong

Xu Jinglei on Office Politics

New Stills for Francis Ng’s ‘Tracing Shadow’

Kung Fu Kid: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith start ‘Karate Kid’ remake

Stephen Chow quits Kato role in ‘The Green Hornet’
Oriental Daily article

Taiwanese film industry looks to China for growth

Liu Ye
‘Role Model’ Movie’s Bumpy Road to Success

‘Iron Man’, which eulogizes an oil field worker, has walked the tight rope between profit-making and being just an ethics sermon

Sandra Ng
Barbie Hsu
Sandra Ng, Barbie Hsu promote On His Majesty’s Secret Service

Barbie Hsu, Louis Koo
Maggie Lee Man-Kwan
Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Maggie Lee Man-Kwan

More photos

Xie Na
Liu Yiwei, Xie Na
Upcoming sci-fi comedy Martian Baby/Mars Baby also costars Wong Jing

Rosamund KwanSimon Yam
Rosamund Kwan, Simon Yam attend charity for Operation Smile

Kelly Chen’s baby boy English name is ‘Chace’, Chinese name ‘Lau Sing’
New mom Kelly Chen to return to work next month

Gigi and Sly
Gigi Leung
Hong Kong media reports that Gigi Leung will marry her secret boyfriend ‘Sly’ in France next year

Josie Ho
Edison’s night out in Hong Kong

`Whatever Man’ ponders his next play

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