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December 3, 2009

December 3, 2009

All’s Well Ends Well 2010 Hong Kong Banquet

Raymond Wong

Sandra Ng

Ronald Cheng

Louis Koo

AngelaBaby

Lynn Xiong

Lee Heung Kam, Louis Koo

AngelaBaby, Lynn Xiong

Lynn Xiong, Louis Koo

Ronald Cheng, AngelaBaby

(Sina)

Time: China vs. Disney: The Battle for Mulan

China is moving to take back one of its own — even if it is legend. Mulan is the Middle Kingdom’s gender-bending heroine, its Joan of Arc. The character from folktale is a daughter who disguises herself as a male soldier to take her father’s place in the conscription army. The problem for the Chinese is that, since 1998, the definitive version of the story has been Disney’s.

Wang Baoqiang has a cameo role in Jackie Chan’s Big Soldier (Sina)

CRI: Li Bingbing: Acting Is Everything

Screen Daily: At The End of Daybreak

In case you were wondering about the film Kara Hui won the Golden Horse for Best Supporting Actress

B+ Detective cast and crew

Oxide Pang and Gong Beibi

Gong Beibi and Aaron Kwok

B+ Detective is now in post-production and Oxide Pang promises an unexpected ending (Sina)

Karen Mok (Sina)

Karen Mok, Jackie Chan

(Sina)

Gillian Chung

Jane Zhang

Stephen Fung dressed to the nines, or as the article relates, looking homeless

(Xinhua)

CRI: MTV Names the Most Stylish Chinese Entertainers of the Year

Vicki Zhao sparks pregnancy rumours

4-months pregnant Cecilia Cheung spotted shopping with her son and in-laws

Deborah Kerr?

Jay Chou is the 2009 top-earner [Taiwan] with S$27 million (2)

China’s Zhang Ziyi most “Googled” person in Taiwan

October 25, 2009

October 25, 2009

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All’s Well Ends Well 2010

Sandra Ng

Raymond Wong, actor/director

Lynn Xiong, Pan Yueming

AngelaBaby

1st NG - Lam Chi-Chung, Ronald Cheng

The official launch ceremony was held for the Lunar New Year comedy at Hengdian Studio.

Raymond Wong will direct as well as act. Louis Koo also returns. (Sina.com) (Xinhua)

July 2, 2009

July 2, 2009

Richie Ren
Richie Ren and Dante Lam promote The Sniper in Taiwan

Long-delayed ‘Sniper’ to Screen in Taiwan

Ge You
Ge You in ensemble piece Gasp due out August 21

Liang Tian, Zhang Qiufang , Ge You

Young Bruce Lees Wanted for Ip Man 2
Related promotional video

Korean monster pig movie ‘Chaw’

Quick, Quick, Slow — Film Review
Bottom Line: “Shall We Dance” for seniors.

Walk to School — Film Review
Bottom Line: A picturesque children’s film that sidesteps genuine social issues.

The Magic Aster — Film Review
Bottom Line: This lackluster eco-friendly animation is a yawn for both kids and adults.

Raymond Wong launches Pegasus
‘All’s Well Ends Well Too 2010′ is firm’s first project


Charlene Choi dons glasses for her stage play Golden Hit


With TVB artist Fiona LeungWith Liza Wang
Photos from Michael Jackson’s 1987 visit to TVB’s Clearwater Bay Studios

Island of Greed bill rises as Andy Lau loses appeal


Anthony Wong greets TVB executive Virginia Lok at her birthday party

Xu Fan and Feng Xiaogang


I spy: Feng Xiaogang and wife Xu Fan with adopted daughter

Despite marital problems and living separately, both dote on daughter on set of Aftershock. Gu Changwei and wife Jiang Wenli have adopted as well as Zhang Guoli and his wife. The article also says that Feng Xiaogang is suffering from vitiligo.

Rosemary Vandenbroucke
Rosemary still serving it up, this time at Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest

March 24, 2009

Feng LiFeng Li
Actor Feng Li embroiled in ‘Adding Fat Gate’.
For his health and career development, Feng writes in his blog that he does not want to be always the fat actor. After graduating from university, Feng Li gained 70 catties (1 catty= .6kg, so 80lbs?) for his debut in Peacock. After completing the film, he tried to lose weight for a year and a half. During this time, he suffered hypoglycemia and dizzy spells. Feng’s doctor has advised him to lose weight. “I also want to lose weight. Being fat is very laborious.” However, his management agency has contracted Feng not to weigh less then 110 kilos. According to his agreement, if he falls below 110 kilos, Feng will get a letter from the lawyers. His agency fears if he loses too much weight that he would no longer be recognizable.


Zhou Xun - Best ActressTsui Hark and Nansun Shi

Zhou Xun Crowned at Asian Film Awards
‘Tokyo Sonata’ best film at Asian Film Awards
Best actress went to China’s Zhou Xun, who played a taxi driver searching for her boyfriend in “The Equation of Love and Death.”
Japan shines at Asian Film Awards
Japanese cinema triumphs at Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong


Vivian HsuMichelle Yeoh

Tony LeungJohn Woo and wife

Zhao Tao and Jia ZhangkeJoan Chen
Gallery of stars at the Asian Film Awards…

Fan Bingbing gallery
Michelle Yeoh gallery

Patrick Tse and daughter Jennifer Tse
Patrick Tse and Jennifer Tse

 
Brigitte Lin!
Brigitte Lin


Brigitte Lin gallery

Brigitte Lin, Tsui Hark and Nansun Shi
Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema presented to Tsui Hark and Nansun Shi

Jay Chou’s “Ci Ling” begins filming
Screen Daily review - Dragonball: Evolution
Eat Drink Man Woman sequel, Mermaid, The Last Dragon
Hong Kong’s Salon Films’ pan-Asia alliance have announced new production projects including three projects from Taipei-based Zoom Hunt International
Dayyan Eng enlists Daniel Wu, Gong Beibi for Inseparable
Hit Singapore director Jack Neo plans ghost story triptych
China OKs Rape of Nanking pics
A couple of violent scenes had to be revised.


Exploiting Confucius for fun and profit

Golden age of cinema may show again, says producer Raymond Wong
Wong recalled that in 1993, 300 movies were in production at any given time compared to just 50 today.


Gigi Leung
Gigi Leung to appear in horror film for first time

Nick Cheung - Red River
Nick Cheung has passionate scenes in Red River


Bodyguards and Assassins cast
Cast of Teddy Chen’s Bodyguards and Assassins introduced

Roles: Leon Lai - the beggar, Donnie Yen - the gambler, Hu Jun - the assassin, Eric Tsang - the policeman, Nic Tse - rickshaw puller, Fan Bingbing - the concubine/mistress and Donnie Yen’s ex-wife, Tony Leung Ka-Fei - the revolutionary, Simon Yam - the theatrical troupe impresario, and the central role of Dr Sun Yat-Sen? To be announced later…
Fan BingbingNic Tse

Light Shed on ‘Bodyguards’


Kung Fu Cyborg cast

Kung Fu Cyborg cast - Hu Jun, Gan Wei, Wu Jing, Ronald Cheng, director Jeff Lau, and Alex Fong(?)
Kung Fu Cyborg
In ‘Cyborg,’ Robots Fight Right

Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi arrives in South Korea under heavy security to promote Forever Enthralled

Li Bingbing
Li Bingbing promotes Energy Conservationa and Environmental Protection


Edison Chen and father

2002 family photo
Edison Chen’s father, Chen Chak-Man filed for bankruptcy recently as a result of the current financial tsunami. Even before, until last year’s ’sexy photo gate’, Edison had been helping pay his father’s debts.
Gillian Chung provides youths with Food for Thought

Zhang Ziyi on cover of sex disc
A pirated sex disc with Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi’s photos on its cover is a hot favorite in the Hong Kong piracy market. Besides the beach photos that paparazzi took of her last year, in the disc are five other sex video clips unrelated to her.

A Hong Kong reporter found the disc which is currently retailing at HK$30 (about S$6) in the Hong Kong piracy market. Zhang’s beach photos, taken by paparazzi and breached privacy rights, were used unscrupulously to solicit business.

The disc is exquisitely packaged in two layers of wrapper, a colored cardboard cover and a transparent case. Printed on the cover are her portraits and six classic photos in the beach series, in fine prints are the words “Zhang Ziyi Nude Photos”. The inside cover also has a short summary of about 100 hundred words on Zhang’s series of topless photos disseminated on the Internet.

81 photos of Zhang frolicking on a Caribbean beach with her boyfriend Vivi Nevo while they were on a holiday in January 2009 spread like wild fire on China websites. The photos showed Zhang baring her top and lying on the beach for a sunbath while Vivi “buried” his head into her butt.

A custom spokesperson said they will follow up with investigations should the copyrights owner of the photos decide to file a complaint. When found guilty, the infringer may be sentenced to a maximum of four years imprisonment and receive a fine of HK$50,000 for each infringed material. According to previous reports, an anonymous man has paid an astronomical price to buy the exclusive copyrights of these photos in Taiwan, Japan, Korea and America. For three months between Jan 9 to Apr 9, media in the four countries are not allowed to buy or publish the related photos. It was not reported if copyrights of the photos were bought in Hong Kong.

Carol Zhu Liqian prepare her dowry
Andy Lau marrying Carol Chu in end April?
Hong Kong Male Stars become “Male Star Stamp Collector” suspects
[One previous article indicated that Mark Cheng seemed to fit the profile which was more detailed]

Gillian Chung arrives in China with Edison Chen’s father

Super Band Hits the Road
Stage Set for “Big Four” of Chinese Pop

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