THR: 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy review
FBA: Shanghai has starry opening
FBA: Sharp elbows and acid tongues at Shanghai seminar
CRI: Shanghai Int’l Film Festival Opens with Rainy Glitz
Miscellaneous pics from the red carpet walk at the Shanghai International Film Festival grand opening
Chen Kun and Kitty Zhang Yuqi walked a rainy red carpet Saturday (Sina)
Li Bingbing walked with the crew of Jackie Chan’s “1911″ (Sina)
And then again with Jeon Ji-Hyun for Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Jiang Yiyan wore butterflies on her shoulder, for Jacob Cheung’s Rest on Your Shoulder and later returned in a red dress for Gordon Chan’s The Four Marshals
Rest on Your Shoulders cast Jiang Yiyan, Guei Lun-Mei, Chen Kun, Gigi Leung (Sina), 2
Zhang Zilin (Sina)
Zhang Jingchu (Sina)
The Sorceror and the White Snake’s Yang Zi, Huang Shengyi (Sina)
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CRI: Stars Promote Xinhai Revolution Tribute Film
Stars promote the upcoming historical film, “1911,” during the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday.
First Person: Bey Logan
Frankly, the Hong Kong film industry doesn’t want white people around. That’s why there are none. If you look at the industry in the 10-15 years I’ve been here, how many other white guys have there been? Maybe a couple, not many.
CF: ”Love on Credit” Promoted in Shanghai
CF: Cast Members Promote “Overheard 2″ in Shanghai
CRI: “Intimate Enemies” Moves on to Chengdu
“Intimate Enemies” is a bit like the 2005 film “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” but instead of being set in the world of espionage, this film is set against the backdrop of the commercial market. The film will touch on topics such as corporate takeovers.
CRI: Golden Goblet Nominee ‘Mr. Tree’ Screened
Mr. Tree poster
Alan Tam, Vivian Hsu and Vic Chou promote their film Live With Fashion in Shanghai
Vivian Hsu, Vic Chou
CF: Here Comes “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan”
Wayne Wang: ‘Snow Flower’ not a ‘Joy Luck Club’ rehash (AP)
CRI: How a Chinese Story Gets Told in an Int’l Way
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My Kingdom cast promotes film while director Gao Xiaosong serves 6 month sentence for drunken driving.
Action director Sammo Hung
Han Geng, Barbie Hsu, Wu Chun
Magician Liu Qian’s first acting role (Xinhua-gallery), (Sina)
FBA: ScreenSingapore wraps on high note
Tom Hanks, Zhang Ziyi and South Korean Lee Byung-hun brought ScreenSingapore to a successful close Saturday night. Zhang Ziyi wore a purple dress from Chanel and sported a new hairstyle.
Tom Hanks, Zhang Ziyi, Lee Byung-hun
Tom Hanks’ new film “Larry Crowne” closed the week-long festival
A1: West isn’t always best, says Zhang
“It’s good if we can get a chance to go there and experience what filming is like there. But if there’s nothing suitable, we shouldn’t force ourselves to take on any role just so we can be in Hollywood.”
“All the people they are casting are Caucasian. The names of the characters are Tetsuo and Kaneda…but they want Justin Timberlake and Robert Pattison,” scoffed Wu.
Chen Kun and Zhang Yuqi promote Qian Xuesen in Shanghai
The film is a biography of the father of China’s space program, a rocket scientist deported from the US. (Sina)
Bound for Toronto
Zhao Benshan has been approved to immigrate to Canada having passed his medical examination. According to reports Zhao has sought to immigrate and applied to Canadian authorities as early as 2008. (Xinhua)