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February 4, 2010

February 4, 2010

CRI: Song Hye-kyo To Appear in “Zhao’s Orphan”

Also Wong Kar-Wai’s The Grand Master

CRI: “Confucius” Cast Members Visit Taipei

Chow Yun-Fat and wife arrive in Taipei for the Taiwan premiere of Confucius

(9)(HunanTV)

Asked again about his mother’s wish for a grandchild, Chow said that, Now that he had the heart, he didn’t have the strength to raise a child. (Sina)

(Xinhua)

Jackie Chan

Wang LeeHom

New Seven(?) Little Fortunes

Jackie Chan, Wang LeeHom, Lin Peng

Little Big Soldier promotion event in Beijing (Sina)

Jay Chou

User created cartoons

At a recent press event, Jay Chou revealed that if there is investor interest he would like to direct a film based on his True Legend character, the God of Martial Arts.  (Sina)

Miriam Yeung, Shawn Yue

Love In A Puff directed by Pang Ho Cheung is scheduled for a Mar.25 release

The film is currently rated a Cat. III because of language. The romantic comedy is about love that blooms when Hong Kong’s smoking ban forces the two to smoke outside around a trash can.

(Taihainet) (5)(Sina)

Legend of Chen Zhen - Andrew Lau, Huo Siyan

Gordon Chan, Huo Siyan

Shu Qi

Director Andrew Lau and producer Gordon Chan praised mainland actress Huo Siyan and gave her high marks in this first collaboration with Huo. Shu Qi and Huo play opponents and collide against each other. (HunanTV)

Edison Chen

Edison Chen, Josie Ho

Edison Chen helped out Josie Ho by filming a promo video for her film Dream Home (Xinhua)

Johnnie To

Richie Ren, Lau Ching Wan

Denise Ho, Richie Ren

Death of a Hostage opening lens ceremony (HunanTV)

Jordan Chan’s Valentine’s Day wedding possibly a shotgun

Stills from MV with Gillian Chung and Chan Wai-Ting

(Sina)

Lin Chi-Ling demonstrates the Wii Fit Plus (Xinhua)

Fake Donations-Gate Updates, a very complicated affair: The promised deadline for a full accounting of Zhang Ziyi’s foundation account have come and passed. Zhang’s agent, normally responsive, has not been returning text messages inquiring about an explanation…Reportedly, initial donations of US$2M to Zhang Ziyi’s foundation were funnelled to her private account..Other celebrity names have been drawn into the fake donations net, Zhou Xun and Zhao Wei, etc…An online Chinese Red Cross search of contributions show Zhou Xun contributed only 300 yuan. This was attributed to being a contribution made by a similar name.. In Zhang’s favor, a citizen reported to anewspaper hotline that he knew where the individual contributions went. Several stars among them Chen Kun, Zhang Ziyi and Zhao Wei helped rebuild a collapsed school for the deaf, but after a records search the total donated by Zhang Ziyi only accounted for 840,000 yuan. Today, Zhou Xun’s agent announced that Zhou Xun as UN Goodwill Ambassador had made an undisclosed contribution to a UN designated account for Haitian disaster relief. This has been dubbed a ‘fraud tax’. (Xinhua) (2)

January 22, 2010

January 22, 2010

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Red-faced General Guan Yu is to be the subject of three films this year. In March, it’s reported that Donnie Yen will play Guan Yu to Zhang Hanyu’s Cao Cao, to be directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. In another film, popular mainland actor Sun Honglei will play the general in the Tian Zhuangzhuang helmed version. Finally, Benny Chan has invited Louis Koo and Aaron Kwok to play the Guan Yu-Cao Cao duo. The dark-skinned Louis Koo said he was attracted to the script and  joked that the could play the general without makeup. (Xinhua)

The Legend of Chen Zhen’s Shu Qi and Donnie Yen

Gordon Chan, Donnie Yen, Andrew Lau

Huang Bo

Investors have added an additional $20M yuan to the budget for special effects and a Hollywood post-production team bringing the total budget to $120M. (Sina)

CRI: Biopic Movie Stars, Crew Pay Tribute to Confucius

The Case of the Itaewon Homicide

South Korea Reopens the Burger King Murder File

The government’s move follows a flurry of renewed interest in the crime in popular culture. In September, a blockbuster film that dramatized the murder, The Case of the Itaewon Homicide, swept South Korea.

CRI: Zhang Ziyi to Sue Media Company

Miriam Yeung to hold wedding banquet in Dec

The Wynners reunite on Here Comes Kang Xi

CRI: Stars Mark Expo 100-Day Countdown

CRI: Charming Gao Yuanyuan

Taipei Times: Pop Stop

Jay Chou, Lin Chi-Ling, Jolin Tsai, Terri Kwan and the Taiwanese Cher

January 18, 2010

January 18, 2010

Jackie Chan

Lin Peng

New Seven Little Fortunes

Little Big Soldier kicks off multi-city publicity tour in Shenzhen (Sina) (2)

Legend of Chen Zhen

Andrew Lau’s Legend of Chen Zhen has been quietly shooting in Shanghai. Recently, producers discovered a suspicious man in the studio. When detained and asked if he was an extra, the mysterious man was found to have a sophisticated pinhole pen camera on his possession. Producers found numerous scenes of high quality had been recorded. When questioned, the man did not reveal his motive and said he was a graduate and only fooling around. The pen and identity card were confiscated before allowing him the leave. The man later returned with police to retrieve his ID card and pen. But because of fear of leaks, security is high and all cast had signed confidentiality agreements, the producers were reluctant to release the pen camera. (Sina)

Zhou Xun, Chow Yun-Fat

Confucius - Shanghai publicity stop (13) (cri.cn)

AngelaBaby

AngelaBaby made a quick trip to Japan for a fashion shoot before beginning promotional activities for All’sWell Ends Well 2010. Young Japanese men and women sought her photograph and autograph and declared AngelaBaby ‘kawaii’. (Sina)

Li Bingbing

Expo ambassador Li Bingbing went to Shanghai for the opening of the China Pavilion

(Xinhua) HD (Sina)

Vivian Chow

Leo Ku

Vivian Chow helped open Leo Ku’s new shop for women in Tsimshatsui. Other celebrity guests included Vincy Chan and Sherman Chung. (Xinhua) (Sina)

CRI: Jordan Chan, Cherrie Ying to Tie the Knot on Valentine’s Day

If you happen to be in Las Vegas, it will take place in The Little White Wedding Chapel. According to this report, the reason for having the ceremony in the US is that all the banquet halls in Hong Kong were booked up for the year and the couple did not want to drag out the engagement. (Xinhua)

Tang Yu Ming, Tang Wei’s father

Tang Wei’s father, a painter, will have an exhibition in Hong Kong later this month. Tang said he didn’t know if his daughter would come to support him. When asked if he has seen Lust, Caution, he said, “I have seen the film, I feel her acting is good, but also nothing to object to, she is fighting for art everywhere.”

December 22, 2009

December 22, 2009

All’s Well Ends Well 2010 poster (Sina)

Louis Koo - Triple Tap

An action filled 30 second trailer was recently released (Sina)

CRI: Donnie Yen Portrays a Different Chen Zhen

Unlike Bruce Lee or Jet Li who both portrayed Chen Zhen as a tough martial artist, Donnie Yen is set to add a new identity to the fictitious character - special agent.

Teddy Chan’s titanic struggle

Jay Chou, Chiling Lin promote film “The Treasure Hunter”

Gillian Chung

Gillian Chung prepares to shoot New Year’s MV for Emperor (Xinhua)

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