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February 17, 2011

February 17, 2011

CRI: Jackie Chan’s New Movie Gets U.S. Release

The film, with a former title, “The 1911 Revolution”, is a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the monumental Xinhai Revolution that began in 1911 and eventually brought an end to China’s last feudal dynasty.

PeoplesDaily: ‘Bullets’ copyright scores Hollywood bullseye

Last year’s blockbuster comedy Let the Bullets Fly, which became the biggest-grossing Chinese language movie ever, has now set another record - the top price paid in Hollywood for the rights to adapt a Chinese film.

FBA: Fox to release Butcher in Hong Kong

20th Century Fox is to release The Butcher, The Chef and The Swordsman in Hong Kong on 7 April.

Pulpy psychodrama is made watchable by its two female leads.

‘Late Autumn,’ a modern fairytale for adults

Heart-stopping and transcending sentimentality, Kim Tae-yong’s “Late Autumn” is a remake with a greater purpose than simply pairing superstars in a new setting.

I majored in directing at the Central Academy of Drama (in Beijing) because I wanted to become a director. When you study directing, you also learn how to act.

It was recently reported that the investor was unhappy with Cecilia, as she did not have time to complete the filming of The Lady Generals of Yang Family, due to her busy schedule.

The investor also put down the rule that the movie must be completed by the end of the month, else it would be cancelled.

A Chinese Fairy Tale

Louis Koo, Yu Shaoqun, Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei

The first stills from the secretive shoot of Wilson Yip’s A Chinese Fairy Tale was released yesterday.

A world-wide release is planned for April. (Sina)

In December, the Chinese Fairy Tale cast went into the studio for post-production getting head scans to enhance the 3D effects.

Liu Yifei

Fan Siu-Wong

Kara Hui (Sina)

Kara Hui in costume

(Sina)

Zhang Zilin (Zhang Zhilin)

Zhang Zilin

Stills from Underdog Knight 2 features Liu Ye and Zhang Zilin (Miss World 2007)

The film opens April 1. (Sina)

Daniel Wu - Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Daniel Wu, Gao Yuanyuan

Daniel Wu plays a depressed but brilliant architect who restores his self-confidence after meeting Gao Yuanyuan (Sina)

It was reported that Leon, who rarely appeared in events, began taking up more work recently. This drove speculations of a pregnant Gaile Lok and that Leon was saving up for the birth of his Rabbit child.

September 21, 2010

September 21, 2010

Mid-Autumn Festival edition of poster for Mr. and Mrs. Incredible

The Vincent Kok-directed, Peter Chan-produced film is set for a 2011 release. (Sina)

Who Killed Paul the Octopus? poster

Inspired by the World Cup match-picking German octopus, the film opens in theaters far from you Oct.22 (Sina)

Virtual Recall poster

Tang Yifei and Stephen Fung

Tang Yifei

Directed by Cheung Hoi-Cheung (Devil’s Vendetta), the romantic thriller also features Cherrie Ying and opens Oct.12. (Sina)

CRI: Xu Jinglei, Li Yapeng in New Romantic Film ‘To Love’

CRI: ’Legend of the Fist’ Has Gala Premiere in HK

Anthony Wong

Shu Qi

Anthony Wong, Huo Siyan, Donnie Yen, Shu Qi, Andrew Lau

(Xinhua-gallery)(Sina)

FBA:  Taiwan’s FTPP declares 25 projects

Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film & TV Film Project Promotion (FTPP) project market has announced 25 projects from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, France, USA and Taiwan.

Cherie Chung - Taiwan

Cherie Chung made her first trip to Taiwan since her husband died. (Xinhua)

CRI: Chen Kun Poses for VOGUE

CRI: Cecilia Cheung in New York(Xinhua-gallery)

CRI: Michelle Reis Admits Pregnancy(Xinhua-gallery)

Michelle Reis posts picture of her baby bump on Internet

Raymond Lam denies hospitalisation was publicity stunt

Christy Chung’s secret to looking fabulous at 40

Japan pop group SMAP calls off China shows amid row

HKStandard: Eight deadly blunders

Eight blunders were spelled out yesterday in the Manila tourist bus bloodbath in which eight Hongkongers died.

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