HKMDB Daily News

March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

CRI: Ning Hao’s “Guns N’ Roses” to Hit Big Screen

It focuses on the story of several Chinese youths who robbed a bank of the “Manchuguo”, a puppet regime formed in China’s northeastern provinces by Japanese invaders from the 1930s to mid 1940s. The Chinese youths became national heroes, Ning said at a press conference Tuesday in Beijing.

CF: New Trailer of Ning Hao’s “Guns N’Roses” Released

CF: ”White Snake” Portrays Woman Story in “The Locked Door”

Eva Huang’s latest romance “The Locked Door” released its first trailer. The movie will hit the national screens on March 8th, which is the International Working Women’s Day. Set its background during the Mingguo Period, the movie tells about the life story of a girl from noble family, who was raped at young age.

CF: Cinema Cashes in on Women’s Day

CF: Lead Actors Promote “Love Lifting” in Beijing

SGYahoo: Elanne Kwong praises Chapman To

CNA: A Simple Life review

Beautifully understated but not for everyone

Mabel Ye Xiqi (Anna Kay) plays a village teacher in “Blood Stained Shoes”

Ruby Lin, Ye Xiqi

Xing Minshan, Ye Xiqi

Stills from Feng Xiaogang’s “1942″ (formerly “Remembering 1942″) on location in Chongqing. The film tells the story of the famine in Henan in the 1940’s where 3 million people died of starvation and 30 million people were transplanted. The cast includes Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins, Chen Daoming, Zhang Hanyu and others.

Zhang Guoli (Sina)

Zhao Wei has quietly started shooting “Farewell to Our Past Youth” in Nanjing. It was also learned that pop singer Han Geng and actress Yang Zishan as joining the cast with previously announced Mark Chao.

Zhao Wei, Mark Chao

Han Geng

Yang Zishan

Yang Zishan  (Sina)23

CF: Ni Ni Graces FIGARO Magazine

MSN: Jacky Cheung denies rumours of wife’s sexual harassment

The singer emphasised that his wife was “not sexually harassed” but treated disrespectfully

The Hong Kong actress wants to get pregnant to deter fellow female actresses from “stealing” away her husband

MSN: Kelly Chen pregnant and in heels

February 22, 2012

February 22, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

THR: 10+10 review

Taiwanese shorts anthology is a mixed bag.

CF: Ning Hao’s New Project in Post-production

Ning’s new project has been a closely guarded secret ever since shooting began, an ambitious move from a director who hasn’t seen the big screen in 3 years.

CF:”Scheme With Me” Premieres in Beijing

Richie Jen and guest, actress Zhao Ming

Tengger, Zhao Ming (Sina-slideshow)

“Scheme With Me” character posters

Tengger

Richie Jen

Jiu Kong

Steve Yoo Seung-Jun

Yvonne Yung

Xiong Naijin  (Sina)

“Crazy Stupid Thief” (Chinese title) opens March 1. Shown below, Francis Ng and Ying Er (Liu Ying). Lam Suet, Dong Lifan, Teddy Lin and Peng Bo round out the cast. Two screenings of the film were held at the Harbin Snow and Ice Film Festival earlier this month.

Dong Lifan

Ying Er (Liu Ying)

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CF: Charming Zhou Xun Graces BAZAAR Magazine

A1: Fiona Sit’s betting on new role

In the slapstick comedy Mr and Mrs Gambler, which opens here on Thursday, Sit and rotund funnyman To are Flora and Manfred, a pair of boorish compulsive gamblers who find themselves falling in love with each other after being held captive by loan sharks.

SGYahoo: Gigi’s husband is ok with sex scenes

SGYahoo: Andy Lau for Hong Kong Chief Executive(CNA)

Netizens in a forum have sounded out their hopes for Hong Kong’s multi-talented star Andy Lau to register himself to be in the running for the position of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive.

MSN: Andy Lau to raise daughter in new home

Hong Kong singer Andy Lau is sparing no efforts to ensure the best for his unborn child.

February 21, 2012

February 21, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

CRI: ”Fushan Mountains” Wraps up Shooting

The movie will enter its post-production stages. And the release date has yet to be confirmed.

Variety: Keanu Reeves to deliver masterclass in Hong Kong

Ning Hao’s big bank robbery caper film has been given an English name, “Guns N’Roses” (previously aka Robbing the Gold/A Big Gold Robbery/Gold Mystery Case). It was revealed in the teaser trailer that was recently released. A summer release is planned.

Ning Hao

Ning Hao guesting as a police officer (Sina)

“Scheme With Me” (aka “Tales of Two Cities”), starring Richie Jen, shares a similar storyline of a big gold robbery and opens February 24.

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Monica Mok (Mo Xiaoqi) plays a young village woman in Manfred Wong and Raymond Yip’s “Blood Stained Shoes”. Kara Hui and Ruby Lin costar.

Working in a distillery

(Sina)

CF: Actress Shu Qi on Figaro Magazine

A1: HK’s Liu Kai Chi to star in Singapore production

CNA: Edison Chen’s marathon results voided amidst fraud allegations

MSN: Did Michelle Reis and Kelly Chen abandon their family for money?

These female artistes became the talk of the town recently, after it was reported that one female celebrity, with the initials ‘K’ had left her husband and daughter, in order to marry into a rich family.

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