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May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , , — dleedlee @ 8:05 pm

CRI: Gianna Jun’s Portrayal in “The Secret Fan” Revealed

CRI: Musician Gao Xiaosong Detained for Drunk Driving

Gao had attended a press conference in Beijing yesterday morning to release the trailer of his directorial film “My Kingdom” which stars Wu Chun, Han Geng and Barbie Hsu.

CF: ”Banquet at Hongmen” Releases Seating Plan Plot

The film [aka White Vengeance] features actors Leon Lai Ming, Zhang Hanyu, Liu Yifei, Feng Shaofeng, Anthony Wong, Jordan Chan and Andy On.

CF: ”The Devil Inside Me” Eyeing a Late June Release

CF: Poster Released for “The Pretending Lovers”

The movie revolves around a couple who travel around the world for true love.

The movie “72 Hours” will hit national screens on the third anniversary of the Wenchuan earthquake,

3D The Monkey King posters designed for Cannes

Designed by William Chang, the posters contains hidden secrets to the film. One interpretation is that Donnie Yen and Chow Yun-Fat will battle to the death. The film is scheduled for a  summer of 2012 release. (Sina)

Cannes posters for Tony Ching Siu-Tung’s The Sorcerer and the White Snake. The star-heavy cast includes Jet Li, Charlene Choi, Miriam Yeung, Huang Shengyi, Vivian Hsu and Raymond Lam. The posters reflect the theme that love is a disaster, sometimes very violent.

(Sina)

Ning Hao, still waiting for the release of his film, No Man’s Land, announced a new film (tentatively, Case of Golden Puzzle) in Shanghai today. A black comedy, Ning Hao plans on completing it by mid-August. Huang Bo and other former cast members are participating. Set in 1941 Shanghai, Huang Bo plays a beggar that eventually organizes an anti-Japanese campaign. (Sina)

Poster for the upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival (Sina)

Jiang Wen’s cameo as a railroad engineer in Love For Life.  (Sina)

June Elle with Cecilia Cheung on cover

(Xinhua)

Oriental Sunday reports that Cecilia Cheung has ‘four rules’ for the shooting of her current film, Love Again: 1) Use of double/stand-in, 2) daily lunch break, 3) limit shooting to 6 hours a day, 4) return to Hong Kong daily [currently filming in Shenzhen]. (Xinhua)

Alan Mak

Alan Mak clarified rumours that he was seriously ill. Due to problems with his vision six months ago, Mak underwent a brain scan. To correct a little problme he was given medication to control a hormonal imbalance that had side effects and made him fat. Mak is fine now and his condition is under control and he is back to work in Beijing. (Sina)

Twins, Carol Dodo Cheng, Julian Cheung and Jim Chim appearing on the taping of TV game show All-Star Glam Exam. Lots of nice pics of Twins.

With host, one of the Grasshoppers, Calvin Choy

CF: Crystal Liu Graces Chinese May Issue of Harper’s Bazaar

Years after Cantopop diva Anita Mui passed away in 2003 from cervical cancer, the legal tussle over her estate finally came to a close on Monday.

Tam expressed she had no plans to contest her daughter’s will again but Mui’s elder brother Peter Mui said he will look for another opportunity to overturn the court’s decision.

CNA: Anita Mui’s millions to stay in trust fund after mother loses court appeal

(Xinhua)

The pregnant Hong Kong actress, who has gone past her due date, is apparently opting for induced labour

February 3, 2010

February 3, 2010

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Kungfu epic ‘14 Blades’ expected to become blockbuster hit

Film producer says “Avatar” not pulled for “Confucius”

CRI: Stars Attend Premiere Ceremony of “Hot Summer Days” in Beijing

Captured by a fan at the premiere! :)

Maggie Cheung - Hot Summer Days

(Sina)

Tony Leung

Leo Ku

At a ceremony yesterday, Tony Leung was named Hong Kong Entertainment Expo amabassador for the sixth time. And Leo Ku was named Hong Kong Music Fair ambassador. Tony said that he still did not who was going to play his wife in Grand Master or whether Gong Li was still participating. (Xinhua)

THR: Hugh Jackman plucks ‘Flower’

Jackman’s publicist, reached in Los Angeles, countered that “at this point in time he is doing an unbilled cameo.”

Andy Lau

Nic Tse

Andy Lau and Nic Tse arrived in Shanghai where filming of New Shaolin Temple has moved. (Sina)

Jay Chou

(Sina)

Highlight of True Legend is a 20 minute martial arts action scene in 3D (8)(Sina)

Miriam Yeung, Alan Tam, Zhang Yuqi, Chang Chen

Miriam Yeung, Alan Tam

Chang Chen

Kitty Zhang Yuqi (Sina)

Miriam Yeung

Miriam Yeung, Kitty Zhang Yuqi, Alan Tam - Shanghai press conference for Here Comes Fortune (God of Wealth Arrives) (Sina) (2)

Twins

Charlene Choi

Gillian Chung

Twins publicity machine ramps up for their two date concert April 16 and 17 at the Hong Kong Coliseum. (Xinhua) (Sina)

Twins make a comeback

at17

at17, Eman Lam and Ellen Joyce Loo, held the first of a 5 nights of ‘until we meet again’ concerts in Wan Chai to mark 8 years together. They announced that for the next 2 years they would develop individually and regroup in 2012 to mark their 10th anniversary with a concert at Hong Kong Coliseum. Eman Lam will release a CD with her brother Chet Lam while Ellen will record a personal album. Fans did not know beforehand that the duo was separating.  (Sina)

Elton Loo (Law Kwan-Chor) dressed as Paula Tsui to promote his upcoming ‘fake superstars’ concert (Sina)

Jane Zhang

Kitaro and Jane Zhang arrive at the Grammys Awards at Staples Center

(Zimbio) (HD)(Sina)

Fung shui master, Tony Chan, has lost his High Court battle to inherit the estimated HK$100-billion fortune of the late tycoon, Nina Wang. In a judgement of more than 300 pages, Mr Justice Lam ruled that the will he submitted was a forgery. The judge said Mr Chan had lied and was not a credible witness. He awarded the entire estate to the rival claimant, the Chinachem Charitable Foundation, and ordered Mr Chan to pay its court costs…(RTHK)

January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

Confucius poster for Taiwan (Sina)

Flirting Scholar - Zhou Libo has a bloody nose

(Sina)

CRI: Zhou Libo Passes as a Silver Screen Comedian in Debut Film

Anthony Wong with Janice Man, Maggie Cheung Ho-Yi attend the opening ceremony for Vincent Lo’s Bou Ying/Retribution

Maggie Cheung

Richie Ren

(Xinhua)

Inseparable opening ceremony in Guangzhou: Gong Beibi, Dayyan Eng, Daniel Wu (Sina)

CRI: Dayyan Eng Enlists Daniel Wu, Kevin Spacey for Inseparable

Anita Yuen, Jacky Cheung - House of 72 Tenants (7)(Sina)

Ada Choi - Princess Iron Fan

Athena Chu (cri.cn) Once Upon A Chinese Classic (3)(Sina)

Gong Mi

Gong Mi’s debut film (5)(Sina)

The film is about the dangers of online gaming addiction.

Little Big Soldier

New stills released (31)(HunanTV)

Huang Bo: A plain actor with overrated skill

Berlin film festival to open with Chinese movie (CRI)

CRI: “Tuan Yuan” Likely to Open 60th Berlinale

Eat Drink Man Woman sequel script approved by SARFT. Cast and director has not been disclosed yet, though, rumors have Barbie Hsu attached to the film. (Sina)

Anita Yuen to take time off for baby No.2

China Says Not Forcing “Avatar” Off The Screens

Faye Wong’s gradual return to the entertainment industry

According to other reports, Faye’s first comeback appearance will be at a jewel fair held in Shanghai this coming Saturday

Father: Tang Wei is obedient, sensible, well-behaved and hard-working

Tang Yuming has been a noted painter since the ’70s

Photos: Tang Wei and father

Some have commented that Tang Wei’s father resembles Felix Wong.

Gigi Leung

Gigi Leung was one of the many celebrities who helped to kick off Hong Kong Fashion Week (Sina)

Zhang Jingchu

Kelly Chen

Fan Bingbing

Zhang Jingchu, Kelly Chen, Fan Bingbing and other celebrities appeared for a clothing brand in Guangzhou. (Xinhua)

Twins taped a congratulations greeting to Hot Summer Days director Wing Shya.

Charlene has a brief cameo in the film.

(Xinhua)

CRI: Twins Reunite for “Hot Summer Days” Video

December 14, 2009

December 14, 2009

CRI: “Bodyguards and Assassins” Hong Kong Premiere

God of Wealth Arrives

Kitty Zhang Yuqi

Miriam Yeung

Cheng Pei Pei

Gallery (6) (HunanTV)

Screen Daily: Hong Kong’s Golden Scene joins the Break-up Club

Golden Scene has picked up international rights to Barbara Wong Chun-chun’s upcoming docu-drama Break-up Club…Starring Jaycee Chan and Fiona Sit…

IndieWire: Wong Kar-wai on “In The Mood For Love” (2001 reprint)

Obama’s brother turns down film role in Let The Bullets Fly

Obama’s brother lands role as priest in Chinese film

Obama’s brother made image ambassador in China

Chinese director Jia Zhangke receives France’s Legion of Honor

NYTimes: From Icon to Lifestyle, the Marketing of Bruce Lee

CRI: The Original Karen Mok Show Opens in Beijing

Faye Wong offered $9.64mil for comeback tour

Hong Kong’s Next Magazine reported that the diva also had a human placenta extract injection, costing HK$100,000 ($18,000) per dose which could last for six months.

CRI: Chen Kun’s Latest Photos

Loletta’s back and sexier than ever

Michelle Yeoh goes ape over apes

Vivian Chow wearing a paper cut out dress

Vivian Chow slide show (12) (Sina)

Li Bingbing arriving in Copenhagen for the world climate summit

(Xinhua)

Twins rare appearance together

Twins, Joey Yung

Gillian Chung

The Twins help Joey Yung launch her 10th anniversary commemorative Joey Perfect 10 Documentary marking Joey’s 10th year in show business. (Xinhua)

Charlene Choi performs a sexy Latin dance in Macau at a Make A Wish Concert

(Sina)

November 24, 2009

November 24, 2009

CRI: 3D Monkey King to Hit Screen Next Summer

Triple Tap (Sina)

CRI: “Triple Tap” Finished Filming

THR: Yee looks for next hit with ‘Triple Tap’

“The gunfire would trigger explosions near swamps, so we had to spend more time to find locations. We also had to modify the guns to make them safe for filming,”

Considerations were made to accommodate the Chinese audience and regulators, with “stylized portrayal of violence,” said director Yee, whose previous outing, the Jackie Chan drama “The Shinjuku Incident” was denied release in China even after the script had been approved by the Chinese censors and granted co-production status.

Additional photos (Sina)

Poster for mainland comedy Mars Is OK

The film opened last Friday but along with comedies Panda Express and The Robbers got steamrollered by mega-disaster film ‘2012′ (Sina)

Wong Jing plays a baddie

(Sina)

Bodyguards and Assassins - Sun Yat-Sen

[Looks like Jacky Cheung, to me]

The mystery of who plays Sun Yat-Sen remains. Jacky Cheung is known to have flown to Shanghai to film for  half a day in an important role but it was not revealed what role. Jet Li has also been rumored but Tony Leung Chiu Wai is said to be in the Hong Kong version and Zhang Hanyu in the mainland version hase also been mentioned as possibilities.

Michelle Ye dubbing for Fan Bingbing (Sina)

Michelle Ye has been selected to dub the Cantonese for Fan Bingbing’s character in Bodyguards and Assassins.

Screen Daily: Mo Tzu Yi joins cast of Singaporean comedy Forever

Epic tale of Mulan returns to cinemas

(Sina)

Zhao Wei and Chen Kun bathing scene slide show (Sina)

Updated Swordsman?

Hong Kong media reports that Yuen Wo-Ping is gearing up to make an updated version of Tsui Hark’s Swordsman with Zhou Xun and Takeshi Kaneshiro after the Lunar New Year. (cri.cn)

Chen Hong-Lieh

Chen Hong-Lieh, Shaw Brothers villain and TVB actor recently died of a heart attack. His age was reported to be either 65 or 66. (Sina)

Edison Chen visits three Taiwan nightclubs to promote his own USB products

Andy Lau spends millions for a change of fortune

Twins again, Charlene’s 10 lb birthday cake (Sina)

August 6, 2009

August 6, 2009

Warners offers Bruce Lee role to Rain
Korean singer-actor still mulling remake of ‘Enter the Dragon’

Jaycee Chan Comedy novice in Tracing Shadow

Johnnie To: Johnny Hallyday wasn’t prima donna on ‘Vengeance’ set

‘Chengdu, I Love You’
“Chengdu, I Love You” may not be shown in its entirety as its premiere closes the 66th Venice International Film Festival.

“Empire of Silver” Generates Its Own Fortune in Taiwan


Kungfu Cyborg - Eric Tsang, Law Gar-Ying photos
Opens August 20 simultaneously in Hong Kong and Mainland

Barbie Hsu, Wong JingLouis Koo
Meng YaoJing girl - Liu Yang
On His Majesty’s Secret Service premiere - photo gallery

Maggie Siu, Simon Yam
Michelle YeAnthony Wong

Vengeance premiere photos

Opening ceremony at Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival

Mao Mao
Mao Mao - Zhang Yimou’s Amazing Tales - Three Guns


Jet Li: Never Heard about ‘Shaolin’ Remake


Gillian Chung scenes deleted from Jeff Lau’s Light-Transcending Pandora’s Box for fear of Mainland objection

Mars Baby photo gallery

Charlene Choi: Twins will not be disbanding

Zhang Ziyi and Vivi Nevo separated
Recently, Zhang has been staying in Beijing to help her brother take care of his children and promoting her new film. Supposedly, the real reason is that the two have parted company.


New Faye Wong advert photo found on her Facebook page

Karena Lam
Karena Lam promoting cosmetics

Zhang Pimin promoted to deputy director of China’s SARFT

March 7, 2009

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , , , — dleedlee @ 8:53 am

‘24 City’ Premieres in Beijing
Overview

Wong Kar-Wai signs with Hollywood agent

Former porn director wins Oscar
Yojiro Takita’s ‘Departures’ won Best Foreign pic

Daughter of the Dragon, Sister Of the Crow
Shannon Lee Guards the Legacies of Her Iconic Father and Her Famous Brother


A-Mei’s Star Tour is set to get the Mandopop star partying

Future Cop’s Tang Yifei
Also filming Dream of the Red Chamber series
Tang Yifei
http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/m/p/2009-03-06/19042405524.shtml

New photos released
Gillian Chung

Twins

Twins
Photo Gallery

Gillian Chung took the first difficult step
Both new love and old love supported and hoped that Gillian would have a smooth career


http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2009-03/07/content_10960197.htm
Hong Kong citizens disgusted at Gillian Chung’s TV interview

HK “Airport Auntie” gets apology, ticket upgrade from Cathay

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