The best comes at the start in this uneven collection of vignettes on various stages of love.
Poster for Ann Hui’s A Simple Life competing at Venice Film Festival
Qin Hailu - A Simple Life
Qin Hailu and Ann Hui (Sina)
First poster for Frankie Chan’s Legendary Amazons
(vide. Lady Generals, Yang Family Generals)
Cecilia Cheung checking her script
Frankie Chan, Cecilia Cheung
Kathy Cho Hoi-Mei
Liu Dong (Sina)
Tony Chan , Eason Chan, Angelababy, Wing Shya (Aug.21)
Mark Chao and Gao Yuanyuan will begin work on Chen Kaige’s new modern day film, tentatively named “Search”, in October. Four other major actors are to be announced shortly.
Mark Chao You-Ting, Gao Yuanyuan
Miriam Yeung and Xu Zheng in Beijing filming Pang Ho-Cheung’s sequel to Love in a Puff (Sina-gallery)
Cecilia Cheung appeared as a guest on the catwalk in a fall and winter fashion show in Wan Chai, Hong Kong this weekend. And, according to an Oriental Daily report, she and husband Nicholas Tse have reached a final divorce agreement and settlement after a 16 hour negotiation with lawyers. Child custody and property distributions issues have been reached and the agreement has been sealed. Elsewhere, Cecilia is under fire by mainland publicity director for not fulfilling her contractual to promote Treasure Inn on the mainland. So far, she has skipped the MV rollout and premieres in Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Guangzhou. Her company reps defend her and say Cecilia has met her obligations with a March press conference appearance.
Donnie Yen and family relaxing in the US recently
According to Hong Kong media reports, Donnie is weighing an offer to appear in producer Avi Lerner’s The Expendables 2. (HunanTV)
Carina Lau, Edison Chen
Carina Lau posted a photo of herself with Edison over the weekend, with the following, “You are a great person. Life is always tough. You got to have faith in yourself.” Netizens figured out that the locale was in Shanghai where Edison attended a club opening and sang three songs before departing. (Sina),