HKMDB Daily News

March 8, 2012

March 8, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

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THR: Top China Film Executive Touring Hollywood Studios, Meeting With Bruce Willis

Han Sanping, chairman of the powerful China Film Group Corporation, quietly arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday with a delegation from the country.

TaipeiTimes: A Simple Life review

Ann Hui’s latest film explores the subject of old age through one man’s relationship with his servant

CF: ”Repeat I Love You” Poster Unveiled

SGYahoo: Charlene Choi and Ekin Cheng reunite in Australia

Charlene Choi and Hong Kong heartthrob Ekin Cheng will take on roles in the sequel of “My Wife Is 18″, which will be shot in Queensland, Australia

Retro-styled posters of “Crazy Stupid Thief” were released recently

(Sina)

TaipeiTimes: Pop Stop

Lin Chi-Ling, Ethan Ruan, Jay Chou

MSN: Carol Chu goes shopping with bodyguards

The heavily pregnant Carol Chu was spotted shopping at North Point Market with her bodyguards

March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

CRI: Ning Hao’s “Guns N’ Roses” to Hit Big Screen

It focuses on the story of several Chinese youths who robbed a bank of the “Manchuguo”, a puppet regime formed in China’s northeastern provinces by Japanese invaders from the 1930s to mid 1940s. The Chinese youths became national heroes, Ning said at a press conference Tuesday in Beijing.

CF: New Trailer of Ning Hao’s “Guns N’Roses” Released

CF: ”White Snake” Portrays Woman Story in “The Locked Door”

Eva Huang’s latest romance “The Locked Door” released its first trailer. The movie will hit the national screens on March 8th, which is the International Working Women’s Day. Set its background during the Mingguo Period, the movie tells about the life story of a girl from noble family, who was raped at young age.

CF: Cinema Cashes in on Women’s Day

CF: Lead Actors Promote “Love Lifting” in Beijing

SGYahoo: Elanne Kwong praises Chapman To

CNA: A Simple Life review

Beautifully understated but not for everyone

Mabel Ye Xiqi (Anna Kay) plays a village teacher in “Blood Stained Shoes”

Ruby Lin, Ye Xiqi

Xing Minshan, Ye Xiqi

Stills from Feng Xiaogang’s “1942″ (formerly “Remembering 1942″) on location in Chongqing. The film tells the story of the famine in Henan in the 1940’s where 3 million people died of starvation and 30 million people were transplanted. The cast includes Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins, Chen Daoming, Zhang Hanyu and others.

Zhang Guoli (Sina)

Zhao Wei has quietly started shooting “Farewell to Our Past Youth” in Nanjing. It was also learned that pop singer Han Geng and actress Yang Zishan as joining the cast with previously announced Mark Chao.

Zhao Wei, Mark Chao

Han Geng

Yang Zishan

Yang Zishan  (Sina)23

CF: Ni Ni Graces FIGARO Magazine

MSN: Jacky Cheung denies rumours of wife’s sexual harassment

The singer emphasised that his wife was “not sexually harassed” but treated disrespectfully

The Hong Kong actress wants to get pregnant to deter fellow female actresses from “stealing” away her husband

MSN: Kelly Chen pregnant and in heels

March 6, 2012

March 6, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

CRI: Sun Honglei Awarded the Most Disappointing Actor

The 3rd Golden Broom Awards took place Saturday afternoon, doling out 13 Golden Brooms in total. Lacking in attendance at the award ceremony were movie stars.

Famous mainland actor Sun Honglei was awarded the most disappointing actor for his character as renowned ancient strategist Sun Bin in The Warring States. A-list Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung won the most disappointing actress for both her performances in Legendary Amazons and Treasure Hunt.

The Flowers of War, nominated at the Golden Globes, was given a special jury’s version of “the most disappointing movie” award.

CF: The Blame Game

Zhang Weiping, producer of Zhang Yimou’s The Flowers of War, blames Hollywood and the United States press for “Nanjing Massacre denial”.

CF: Flying Swords Lifts Bona Group Results

FBA: Go ahead for Mr. Go

Xu Jiao (Josie Xu) to star in South Korean 3D flick

Wong Jing revealed that Huang Xiaoming has joined the cast of “Once Upon a Time in Shanghai” with Chow Yun-Fat and Sammo Hung. Both Chow and Huang have played the lead character, Hui Man Keung, in TV series versions of the story. Yuan Quan (Yolanda Yuan) and Yuan Li were also named as joining the cast. A Lunar New Year release is planned.

TimeOutHK: Ann Hui interview

TimeOutHK: A Simple Life

Zhou Xun (Sina-gallery)

Andy On will replace Chiu in “Special Identity”. 

Vincent Zhao (Chiu Man-Cheuk) and wife

Zhao and lawyer at press conference where he read a statement defending himself (Sina)

Michael Wong plays an abusive father to his daughter, Janice Man, in “Nightfall”

(Sina)

MSN: A first glimpse at Karena Lam’s daughter

The former actress took her daughter to a renowned kindergarten for an entrance interview

A1: Why should I be afraid? Says Michelle Yeoh

Already svelte and athletic, the 49-year-old former Bond girl lost another 10kg to play the slightly gaunt Nobel laureate in The Lady.

A1: Always a Lady

A1: Jacky Cheung’s wife sexually harassed

Wife of Hong Kong pop singer Jacky Cheung was allegedly sexually harassed twice by a manager of a gym in Hong Kong.

MSN: Cherrie warns woman to stop seducing hubby

Cherrie Ying has warned a woman to stop “seducing” her husband Jordan Chan Siu-Chun.

February 23, 2012

February 23, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

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CF: ”Blood Stained Shoes” Set to be Released on Mar. 31

(Sina)

CF: New Stills of “A Simple Life” Released

The heart-warming film “A Simple Life” has had released a new batch of still photos prior to its release on the mainland screens.

CF: Mainland Box Office in the 7th Week

Huayi Brothers’”Love” led a raft of romance flicks by pulling in $13.91 million and caught the second spot in weekly B.O. chart. Directed by Doze Niu, “Love” caught the eye at first because of its all-star cast, including young actors, such as Ethan Ruan, Mark Zhao and Eddie Peng, and veterans, such as Shu Qi and Zhao Wei. Set in Beijing and Taipei, “Love” told the story of three couples whose lives are intertwined, but in the end all characters found their own answers to what love is: namely courage and forgiveness.

Mainland director Sun Zhou presented “I Do”, a comedy that concentrated on the lives of 30’s -40’s single ladies. It is the first commercial movie for the artistic type director. Thanks to Valentines’ Day, the first commercial entry of Sun Zhou got a strong record of $6.31 million over its second week run.

CF: Actress Zhang Xinyi Poses for Photo Shoot

Zhang Xinyi recently poses for the photo shoot to showcase her charisma. The film “An Inaccurate Memoir” she leads is set to hit big screens during the Labor Day [May Day?] holiday slot.

Andy Lau has turned his shooting diary on “A Simple Life” into a book

(Sina)2

The star believed that seven was his unlucky number and exchanged his tag for his friend’s, which had the number 5654, but maintained he did not swap out his own electronic chip – which records the time taken for the wearer to complete the marathon.

(Sina)

Edison Chen promoted shoes at Causeway Bay on the 22nd. Pals Sam Lee, Scottie Hui, Kevin Poon, MC Yan joined in to assist.

Sam Lee (Sina)

The Taiwanese multi-hyphenate was rumoured to be a difficult person to work with on set

It is rumoured that the 38-year-old is trying to increase her cash assets to handle the costs of raising her daughter and financing her mother who has zero income and a gambling addiction.

November 28, 2011

November 28, 2011 [HKMDB Daily News]

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FBA: Sweet Journey revew

Modest but interesting road movie centred on two rural kids on the cusp of New China.

Shot in 2009 but only released in spring 2011 — when it ended up being released the same day as director YAN Ran’s second feature, mine disaster movie Together.

CF: Horror Movie ‘Harpoon’ to be Released

The pictures featured lots of nudity and adult content. Some people even questioned whether the movie can survive the strict movie censorship of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT).

CF: ’A Big Deal’ Premieres in Beijing

CF: ’A Simple Life’ Sweeps Golden Horses Awards

SGYahoo: Andy Lau snatches Best Actor award

When receiving the trophy, he jokingly said, “I told you. I always pay money to get the Best Leading Actor award.”

Ann Hui, Andy Lau, Deanie Ip

Ann Hui (Sina)23

Deanie Ip returns to Hong Kong

(Sina)

‘My Way’ documents Korean soldier in the Battle of Normandy

The film has drawn attention for both its storyline and record-setting budget

CF: New Stills for “Flying Swords of the Dragon Gate 3D” Released

CF: Exhibitors Make Peace with Flowers

Minimum ticket prices for blockbusters at issue.

Producers of TSUI Hark’s 3-D action fantasy Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, who have moved its release two days forward to open head-to-head with Flowers, have themselves asked cinemas in China to return a minimum of RMB35 ($5.50) per admission, a precedent set by local blockbuster Aftershock.

Chow Yun-Fat in costume as Cao Cao for “Bronze Temple Terrace” (Sina)

Michelle Yeoh considers herself lucky

I don’t even recognize you anymore!


MSN: Ricky Hui laid to rest

When he was alive, he had made known his desire to have a low-key funeral. Yesterday’s simple and solemn ceremony stayed true to his wishes.

A Side, B Side

DivaAsia: Actress Rose Chan’s molest claim just a publicity stunt?2

Here’s a nice chronology of events leading up to the “Devil Kiss, Wolf Claw” incident” with Rose Chan, Benny Chan and Joe Ma. It includes an interview with Rose Chan.

SGYahoo: Rose Chan didn’t mind getting groped

SGYahoo: Joe Ma is innocent

“Rose had said then that Joe pulled her closer because he wanted to comfort her… but his hand did not touch any sensitive part of her body.”

Master Sin had failed to receive an answer from Rose as to why she went for karaoke with the men.

“Girls should always maintain her distance even if they know the person well.”

“I slapped her and called her stupid but I only did that because I care about her. I still haven’t apologised to her.” he said.

A1:Kiss ‘n’ don’t tell pics catch the smooch seen around the world Also, Selina, Cammi, Edison

Meanwhile, Taiwan celebrity sisters Barbie and Dee Hsu are facing a Sina Weibo micro blog backlash, after pictures of them as young girls were widely retweeted.

Both of the stars are Weibo VIPs and have huge followings, but would have been uncomfortable answering the questions that popped up suggesting Barbie used to have single eyelids, a shorter chin and chubby cheeks.

A1: Andy Lau will soon be a dad CNA

Lau, 49, made the announcement in his website on Monday at 1.50am,

During the Golden Horse Film Awards, Lau glared at host Eric Tsang when Tsang asked him if he “even knows how to make babies”, referring to how there has been no happy news yet even though he and Chu have been together for decades.

MSN: Jay Chou to spend Christmas with Hannah Quinlivan?

September 9, 2011

September 9, 2011 [HKMDB Daily News]

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Reminder: My Kingdom AND Love in Space opens today. Check your local China Lion theater.

CF: Bleak Picture of Rural China

‘People Mountain People Sea’ paints a grim picture of China in its story of Lao Tie and his quest for revenge in the absence of state justice.

CF: ”Naked Marriage” in “The White Snake”

FBA: A Simple Life review

Deanie Ip and Andy Lau make memorable chemistry in the moving story of an amah’s final lap.

An abridged, two-hour cut for international release has been shown for the world premiere at the 68th Venice International Film Festival, though Wei has stated that it diminishes his original vision. In keeping with the two-part domestic release, The China Post will review the film in two parts.

Mainland suspense-comedy gets released in a Cantonese version for southern audiences. Guangdong audiences have not been responsive to popular northern comedies such as those by Feng Xiaogang. Director Jiang Tao, who is himself Cantonese, oversaw the conversion for the Cantonese edition. (Sina)

Lau Ching-Wan, Denise Ho and Myolie Wu meet the press in Venice for Life Without Principle

Lau Ching-Wan

Denise Ho

Myolie Wu

Myolie Wu, Lau Ching-Wan, Denise Ho (Sina)

Andy Lau celebrated an early birthday (his 50th, on Sept. 27) for the second year in a row in Venice. He had three wishes: a Best Director and Best Actress award for Ann Hui and Deanie Ip and one secret wish.

Ann Hui, Deanie Ip, Andy, Qin Hailu (Sina)2

TaipeiTimes: Pop Stop

Mike He decided to mark his eight sexy years in show business by revealing the full glory of his well-muscled limbs, taut buttocks and ripped six-pack.

Cecilia Cheung taped a variety show program for Shanghai TV and sang her new single.

Weeping tears of joy for support by fans

(Sina)

A1: Vincy Yeung dumps Edison Chen

Cecilia Cheung to sing again

MSN: Cecilia Cheung’s new single has the same title as Daniel Chan’s song

In other related news, Cecilia promoted her latest movie Treasure Hunt, which featured her eldest son Lucas.

The actress, who was there for only 10 minutes, slammed Wong Jing, the movie’s scriptwriter cum director, for having a bad script, which resulted in Lucas changing his lines.

MSN: Ronald Cheng houses three generations under one roof

MSN: Maggie Cheung dumped?

MSN: Elaine Ng and daughter live a thrifty lifestyle

The former actress had also let on that Etta wanted to study in Harvard. In order to realise her daughter’s dream, the pair had been living a thrifty lifestyle, by wearing simple clothing, eating economically, driving a fuel-saving car and living in a rural area.

Girl Next Door: Tang Wei was spotted in Beijing getting out a taxi with an assistant.  She put on a surgical mask but took it off, apparently unused to wearing one. After going to a Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital, Tang Wei stopped at kiosk to have a snack of instant noodles and bottle of water before being picked up again by another taxi.

(Xinhua)

September 8, 2011

September 8, 2011 [HKMDB Daily News]

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Variety: A Simple Life reviewHKMDBNews-reprint

Suffused with the gentle, unforced humanity viewers have come to expect from Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui, “A Simple Life” is a tender ode to the elderly, their caregivers and the mutual generosity of spirit that makes their limited time together worthwhile.

THR: People Mountain People Sea review

A fascinating insider’s trip through rural China falls apart in the final scenes.

ScreenDaily: People Mountain People Sea reviewHKMDBNew-reprint

The mine sequences, towards the end, would easily suggest a descent into hell out of which there is no escape.

FBA: Seediq Bale takes battle to Oscars

The Taiwan version has been divided into two movies; part one opens on Friday, part two on 30 September. According to Academy regulations, the local release version must be the version screened to Academy voters.

CF: Gwai Lun-mei in Remake of “Almost a Love Story”

The original movie “Almost a Love Story” starred Leon Lai and Maggie Cheung as lovers in a decade-long relationship.


Orz Boys director, Yang Ya-Che, announced the casting of Guei Lun-Mei and Joseph Chang Hsiao-Chuan in his upcoming film (lit. Girlfriend, Boyfriend). The love story will cover three decades starting from high school to middle age. Guei Lun-Mei plays a dance teacher in the 1980s. The film is a co-production of Taiwan Central Motion Pictures and Huayi Brothers. Filming is expected to begin in November.

Joseph Chang, Guei Lun-Mei

Director Yang Ya-Che (center)

(Sina)(UDN)

Gordon Chan’s imminent fantasy film “The Mural” will hit cinemas on September 29.

Also

Yan Ni on wires

Sun Li, Zheng Shuang (Sina)

Mural poster featuring Yan Ni (Sina)

At a cast celebration in Hong Kong for the success of Overheard 2, Daniel Wu revealed that an Overheard 3 will be made. No time frame given, however. Louis Koo, Kenneth Tsang, Wu Fung, Michelle Ye, Shi Nansun, Alan Mak, Felix Chong, Derek Yee and other attended the event. Louis Koo is slowly recovering from his leg injury and thanked everyone for their concern.

Daniel Wu

Louis Koo (Sina-gallery)

Moon Goddess Gigi Leung in the flesh (Sina)

CF: B-Listers Boost “Love in Space”

CF: ”Love in Space” Stars Glamour the Vogue Magazine

Zhou Xun in her fox spirit makeup for The Painted Skin 2

(Sina) (Sina-gallery)

Myolie Wu, Johnnie To and Yue Wai at Hong Kong airport departing for Venice

More photos of Huang Yi at the MV release press conference

CNA: Cecilia Cheung to restart singing career with new single

[I hope her singing has improved since her 2000 903 Live Concert!]

CRI: Cecilia Cheung Prepares for Her New Album

CNA: Ronald Cheng quietly marries girlfriend Sammie Yu in ‘homemade’ wedding

MSN: Hannah Quinlivan ready to marry Jay Chou

(Sina-slideshow)

I think I recognize those robots!

September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011 [HKMDB Daily News]

THR: A Simple Life review

The Bottom Line

Overlong tale of a Hong Kong family’s ailing maid resists excessive sentimentality.

ScreenDaily: A Simple Life review (HKMDBNews-reprint)

CF: ”1911″ Gets Ready for Debut

Lau Ching-Wan and wife, Amy Kwok, prepare to leave for Venice (Sina)

Roast Pork Sliced From a Rusty Cleaver

Sammo Hung in Shanghai promoting My Kingdom

Wu Chun, Sammo, Han Geng, Liu Qian (Sina-gallery)

Roast Pork Sliced From a Rusty Cleaver

Barbara Wong’s Tears in a Fallen City wrapped up shooting in Shanghai

Shawn Dou Xiao

Joe Chen Qiao En, Shawn Dou Xiao

Joe Chen Qiao En

The film also stars Richie Ren, Gigi Leung and Aarif Lee with a Christmas release planned.

(Sina)2(Sina-slideshow)

The crew of Ann Hui’s A Simple Life have a toast at dinner in Venice.

Qin Hailu, Andy Lau, Deanie Ip, Don Yu Dong

(Sina-slideshow)

A bevy of beauties attend the Hong Kong premiere of Wilson Chin’s Lan Kwai Fong.

I don’t recognize one of them.

Roast Pork Sliced From a Rusty Cleaver

(Sina-slideshow)

36 “behind the scenes” photos from Love in Space were released ahead of the Sept. 8 opening of the film. Love in Space opens in China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries.

Roast Pork Sliced From a Rusty Cleaver

Aaron Kwok, Rene Liu

Rene Liu

Eason Chan

Angelababy

Angelababy, Jing Boran

Guei Lun-Mei

Aaron Kwok

Angelababy and Jing Boran (Sina)2 (Sina-slideshow)

CF: Michelle Reis Credits the OFFICIEL Magazine

CF: Mayday 3D Film Landing soon

Pop band Mayday rocks Taipei with 3D concert film

MSN: Kelly Lin: Giving birth hurts a lot

The actress also revealed that she would not force herself to return to showbiz

MSN: Vicki Zhao tours Taipei with her family

Not one to rest on her laurels, the busy actress secretly went to Taipei last week to attend the costume fitting for her new movie Love.

http://yellowcranestower.blogspot.com/

(Sina-gallery)

The starlet’s fiancé let on that they will be skipping all traditional ceremonies in view of Selina’s inconveniences

“You are peeing at my car, stop it!”

Kelly Chen distributes mooncakes at a senior center in Aberdeen.

(Sina-slideshow)

Andy Lau kicks sand in my face

(Sina)

August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011

WSJ: Kara Hui, Fighting the Kung-Fu Stereotype

FBA: Law of Attraction review

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

Getting makeup

Frankie Chan, Cecilia Cheung

More Amazons

Cheng Pei-Pei

Yu Na

Jin Qiaoqiao

Chen Zihan

Liu Xiaoqing

Kathy Cho Hoi-Mei

Yukari Oshima

Liu Dong (Sina)

Tony Chan , Eason Chan, Angelababy, Wing Shya (Aug.21)

Eason Chan and Angelababy attended the Beijing press conference for the release of the final trailer for Love in Space (Sina-gallery) (Video-trailer)

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

With director Chen Kaige (Sina)2

Miriam Yeung and Xu Zheng in Beijing filming Pang Ho-Cheung’s sequel to Love in a Puff (Sina-gallery)

Cecilia Cheung

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.

(21cn)234(Sina)(Slideshow)

MSN: Nicholas Tse and Cecilia Cheung goes school-hunting for son

Nicholas Tse & Cecilia agree on divorce terms

CNA: Theresa Fu claims ‘four-timing’ ex-lover Him Law hit her

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),

(Sina-slideshow)

July 27, 2011

July 27, 2011

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CBC: The Lady, Luc Besson’s controversial film about Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, is among the world premieres at TIFF (Toronto).

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2011 line-up

The Lady Luc Besson, World Premiere

The Lady is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. It is also the story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma’s democracy movement. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. It’s a story of devotion and human understanding set against a backdrop of political turmoil that continues today. The Lady was written over a period of three years by Rebecca Frayn. Interviews with key figures in Aung San Suu Kyi’s entourage enabled her to reconstruct for the first time the true story of Burma’s national heroine. Stars Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis.

A Simple Life Ann Hui, Hong Kong, North American Premiere

Based on real people and events. Ah Tao was born in Taishan, China. She works as a servant for 60 years and has been serving four generations of the Leung family. For the past decade, Ah Tao lived with Roger, the only family member left in Hong Kong. Stars Andy Lau, Deanie Ip, Wang Fuli and Qin Hailu. [vide. Miss Peach/Sister Peach]

11 Flowers Wang Xiaoshuai, World Premiere

Wang Han, an 11-year-old boy in the province of Ghizhou, is confronted by a runaway murderer hiding in the woods. The wounded man persuades Wang Han to help him out. Both frightened and fascinated, Wang Han and his friends promise to keep the man’s whereabouts secret from the police even when strange things begin happening at school. Stars Liu Wenqing, Wang Jinchun and Yen Ni.

Wang Xiaoshuai and cast of 11 Flowers (Sina)

CF: ”Wu Xia” Premieres in Hong Kong(Xinhua-gallery)

CF: Zhang Hanyu to Join Hands with Song Hye Kyo for China’s Answer to ‘Titanic’

Zhang Hanyu, has used a promotional event to reveal news that he will join the cast of director John Woo’s new film, “The Sinking of the Steamer ‘Peace’ in 1949,” [aka "1949","Pacific Steamer"] which is set to be China’s answer to the 1997 hit film Titanic. [Previously]

CF: Rene Liu Promotes “Love in Space” in Beijing

The star-studded romance, “Love in Space,” held its first news conference today in Beijing. Director Tony Chan along with his three lead actresses Rene Liu, Guey Lun Mei and Angelababy attended the event.

(Xinhua-gallery)

CF: A Very French Kiss for ‘Perfect Baby’ in Beijing

CF: Trailer Out for “Perfect Baby”

My Kingdom release delayed

My Kingdom’s release has been pushed back from Aug. 12 to Sept. 9 (Sina)

Wong Jing introduced the MV theme song  for Treasure Hunt sung by Jane Zhang in Beijing. Composer Peter Kam and child actor Lin Miaoke also attended the press conference.

Wong Jing

Jane Zhang

Lin Miaoke

Peter Kam, Jane Zhang

Nadia Chan is married

The Hong Kong actress revealed that she has married a Chinese actor who is eight years her juniorMSN: Aaron Kwok quits race after car accident

MSN: Cherie Chung has no plans of making a comeback

A1: Kenny Bee and family ‘treated like criminals’ at Singapore airport

Actress groped by assistant director

Xiaoshan, who shot to fame as the body double of Zhang Ziyi for the nude scenes in “The Banquet”, said she had not previously encountered these “hidden rules”.

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