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August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010

CRI: Cut Clips of “Aftershock” Unveiled

The cut clips of the hit film “Aftershock” have been released to the public, revealing the twisted fate of the main characters.

Some cast members, including Zhang Jingchu and Chen Daoming, also expressed regret for the editing of the film, which they said severely shortened their performances.

CRI: Kwai Lun-Mei’s Image Shake-Up in New Movie

Kwai’s squeaky clean, girl-next-door image goes out the door in this action film, in which she plays the member of a gang and girlfriend of the gang’s leader caught up in a love triangle.

CRI: Barbie Hsu, Richie Ren Promote New Comedy in Guangzhou

Parodies of such popular films as “The Message” (”Feng Sheng”), “God of Gamblers” (”Du Shen”) and “The Eagle Shooting Heroes” (”Dong Cheng Xi Jiu”) have been publicized as the selling points of the film.

FBA: Dream Home takes up dual residence in UK

The film will premiere on 28 August at FrightFest in London’s Empire Leicester Square.

Poster for Love in Disguise meet-and-greet with cast in Beijing (Sina)

Charlie Young and Xia Yu play lovers on the run in Wind Blast


Leon Dai featured in new stills released for Reign of Assassins

The world premiere will be in Venice on September 3 (Sina)

Gu Xuan in High School Musical


Karen Mok appeard on a Hong Kong radio station to promote her new single.

(Xinhua-slide show)(Sina)

Veronica Yip, visiting her mother in Hong Kong, supported models Chrissie Chau and Angelababy and said Anthony Wong was a bit extreme. Veronica and family have been flying on her husband’s private jet are heading next to Vietnam. (Xinhua)

August 3, 2010

August 3, 2010

Zhou Dongyu - Romance Under a Hawthorne Tree

Shawn Dou Xiao, a Chinese-Canadian [April 21]


CRI: ‘Love of the Hawthorn Tree’ Releases First Stills

CRI: Lee-Hom’s Directorial Debut Premieres

Musician-turned-filmmaker Lee-Hom Wang’s directorial debut, “Love in Disguise”, premiered in Beijing on Monday, August 2. (Xinhua-slide show)2

Liu Yifei

Since this is the first time Andy has received a nomination at the festival, the star revealed that he will be attending the event to walk the red carpet.

Li Bingbing was also excited to be able to return to the Venice Film Awards again after 10 years.

“Ten years ago, Zhang Yuan won Best Director for his movie Seventeen Years which I acted in; now I’m presented with a chance to step on the red carpet again. I guess you can say this is my 10-year-pact with Venice.”

Carina is reportedly going to give the event a miss due to ‘matters at home’. Speculations are rife that she is trying to avoid the spotlight due to recent reports that she has been seeing a Chinese businessman behind her hubby’s back.

Wang Quan’an clarifies rumors:  Tang Wei has not been invited to join the cast of White Plain Deer. Male and female leads still undetermined. In other news, investors have been constantly changeing. Recently, one of the major investors in the film has also pulled out. Wang is considering a consortium of investors. (Sina)

FBA: Being Human (做人) (7/10) (Singapore)

Well-paced Jack Neo comedy about shady business practices that finds the right balance in all departments.

FBA: Patient X (3/10) (Philippines)

Lethargic zombie film tries for some fresh spins on the genre.

My Belle Boss poster

Annie Wu, Peter Ho, Jing Tian

Jing Tian

Guangzhou publicity visit by cast of My Belle Boss (Sina)2

Close To You Stills

Eddie Peng, Amber Kuo

Eddie Peng, Ming Dao

Close To You opens Aug. 13 (Sina)

Shanghai stop of publicity tour for City Under Siege.

Collin Chou, Aaron Kwok

Wu Jing

Zhang Jingchu (Sina)

Collin Chou came from a family of 13 brothers and sisters. His father died when he was young. In order to get an education, his mother sent him and his brothers to an orphanage. He started apprenticing at age 6 by learning to carve, by 9 years of age he apprenticed at a bakery so the family could eat bread. When he was 12 he was working the ovens at the bakery. Next door to the bakery, he learned to use  nunchukus. Later, he move to Taiwan and learned to fight and worked in films as a stand-in. (Sina)

HKStandard: Models giving some fans restless nights

The teen models are allowed to promote only in the assigned areas and the main stage.

They can enter the fair as visitors but will be asked to leave if they cause chaos.

SG: Gigi Lai’s hubby wants her to rest well

Ming-Na’s alien adventure

After a pause, she added cheekily: “I have to tell you, girls’ lips are much softer than guys’.”

Jolin Tsai lashes out at paparazzi hounding her grandparents

‘Star Wars’ creator backs away from lightsaber laser lawsuit

…He said sales have tripled, and Wicked has had to expand to a larger factory and double its customer support team…

The Spyder 3 laser sells for $299. It was originally priced at $199, but the price was raised due to “increased operating costs,” according to Liu.

July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010

The Jade and The Pearl posters

(formerly The Emerald and The Pearl)

Film opens July 30. (21cn)

Maggie Q is Nikita, on the CW (Xinhua)

THR: China, Singapore sign co-pro agreement (SARFT)

Joins New Zealand, France and Australia. The deal covers theatrical feature films and telemovies, across live-action, animation and documentaries. Qualifying films made under the agreement will be eligible for funding and incentives as do productions in their home country, and will similarly qualify as domestic films under censorship regimes in each nation.

FBA: Love to open HK Summer festival

Ann Hui’s All About Love has been set as the opening film of the month long Summer International Film Festival (11 Aug-13 Sept), organised by the Hong Kong Internationals Film Festival Society.

Aftershock - review (

Gigi Leung - interview (

Wind Blast (aka Fierce West Wind), Good New/Bad News Dept: Very positive internal studio screening has Huayi Brothers projecting over 200 million yuan box office has led to the decision to delay the scheduled September release and hold off for a Lunar New Year slot. Huayi CEO Wang Zhonglei called it an unprecedented genre of Chinese film. Calling it Mainland China’s first gangster-action film with aspects of Hong Kong gangster thriller, he expects it to kick off a new wave of cops and robbers action films.

Duan Yihong

Francis Ng

Ni Dahong

Four marshals, each with a different talent (Sina)

More Bruce Lee, My Brother publicity stills

Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Christy Chung


Irene Wan Pik-Ha

Irene Wan Pik-Ha is recovering from conjunctivitis after completing a fragrance ad. She hasbeen working on two films recently, The Drunkard with Chang Chen’s father, Chang Kuo-Chu, and Struggle (Loan Sharks) shot in Malaysia with Sam Lee and Eddie Peng. The Drunkard is based on a novel by Liu Yichang who also wrote the novella behind Wong Kar-Wai’s In The Mood For Love. (Xinhua)

Qiao Zhenyu - Love in Disguise

Qiao Zhenyu plays Wang Leehom’s love rival


Kelly Chen’s selling mooncakes!

Mid-Autumn Festival is coming!

This is the fourth year that Kelly has endorsed the Maxim brand.


Huang Xiaoming - plastic surgery or not?

From 1998 TV series




SG: Carina Lau gives up on having a child

SG: Michelle Yeoh happily in love

July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010

CRI: Liu Ye Leads “The Underdog Knight 2″

[The first Underdog Knight is recommended as a worthy pick up.]

CRI: Wang Baoqiang’s Newly Shocking Figures

(from Pang Brothers’ Perfect Fairy Tale)

Love in Disguise poster, trailer released (Sina)

CRI: Lee-Hom Wang Presents ‘Love in Disguise’

FBA: Meals Arrangement (派飯) (6/10)

Charming village tale set by the Yangtze is as light as a feather.

Huo Siyan - Dragon and Phoenix Inn


Death and Glory in Chengde poster (Sina)

Aaron shaves his chest

City Under Siege - Aaron Kwok (Sina)

Li Nian

From Midnight Pulse (Midnight Heartbeat)


Funny man Chen Peisi has a twin brother in the new light comedy ‘Chili King’


Chrissie Chau, now in 3D

Chrissie Chau promotes new photo album


And in this corner…

Angelababy presents Paradise - photo by Wing Shya


CRI: Vivian Hsu Poses for Fashion Magazine Vogue

CRI: Sammi Cheng’s Love Mi Concert Live in Shanghai

Fan distributes adult DVDs with Gillian Chung on cover

The man is reportedly a fan who once idolised Chung but became disillusioned when photos of the singer in compromising positions with Hong Kong star Edison Chen surfaced in 2008 and decided to commit such acts to harm the actress. HKStandard: Angry Gillian fan in porn disc flap

Huang Xiaoming coy on Angelababy

Jennifer Tse on Nicholas and Lucas

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