Chapman To ill
Hong Kong media reports that Chapman To has been diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome and has stopped all work to recuperate from home. In a telephone interview, Chapman said that doctors have sent his blood sample to a US laboratory to diagnose the severity. A recovery period of two weeks to six months is estimated. Although potentially fatal, Chapman was optimistic and expects to recover. (Sina)
US financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission has made preliminary enquiries into whether Hollywood studios have been involved in bribery in China.
Three character posters for Hur Jin-ho’s “Dangerous Liasions”. The film will be going to the Cannes Film Festival next month. (FBA)
Jacyee Chan portrays a Taiwan security guard while Xia Yu plays a security guard visiting Taiwan from the mainland. The two men, along with a tour guide portrayed by Chen Handian, get into trouble following a burglary at the Imperial Palace.
Chen Han-Dian, Deng Jiajia, Xia Yu, Jaycee Chan, director Chang Hsun-Wei
“Double Trouble” trailer
Poster for “Shadows of Love” (aka “Repeat I Love You”)
Cecilia Cheung and Kwon Sang-woo are flanked by Jing Tian, Sphinx Ting, Jing Boran and Angela Chang (Sina)
“Shadows of Love” trailer
Opens May 11
“Cold War” is a crime-thriller which tells an interlinked story involving the police, undercover cops and mindless thugs. The storyline is incredibly broad but also very elaborate, covering the entire Hong Kong Police force.
Aarif Lee, Aaron Kwok, and Tony Leung Ka-Fai promote “Cold War” in Beijing. The cast also includes Charlie Young, Ethan Ruan, Chin Ka-Lok Terence Yin and others.
Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Aaron Kwok
Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai
Aaron Kwok (Sina)
The cast of “An Inaccurate Memoir” in Shanghai
Director Leon Yang Shu-Peng
Zhang Xinyi - We can be heroes, just for one day
Zhang Xinyi, Zhang Yi
Wang Lie (Sina)
Trailer for “An Inaccurate Memoir”
Angelababy promotes “The First Time” in Beijing. American-born singer Cindy Yen and Angelababy sing a duet in the film. Angelababy plays a young girl with a congenital disease who is in a romance with Mark Chao. A June 8 release is scheduled.
Angelababy, Cindy Yen
Korean director Han Yan
Cindy Yen plays Mark Chao’s ex-girlfriend
‘Mou girl’ Ni Ni and Liu Ye will co-star in “Sha Jie” (literally “Forbidden Killing”). The pair will play lovers and enemies at the same time. The film hopes to balance art and commerce, a la “Lust, Caution”.
Ni Ni, Liu Ye
Director Zhang Jiarui, Liu Ye, Ni Ni
Liu Ye presents Ni Ni with a dagger (Sina-gallery)