HKMDB Daily News

July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

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FBA: Lacuna review

Offbeat Beijing rom-com, mixed up in a puzzle, that’s beautifully played by its two leads.

CF: The “Taichi” Trilogy Set to Release 2 Films

Set in late Qing Dynasty, the movie concentrates on how an ordinary man becomes a Taichi master, fighting off foreign invaders and monstrous machines.

FBA: Tai Chi goes 3-D

CF: Latest Poster of the New Taichi Trilogy Released

More on “Good-for-Nothing Heroes”

Leni Lan Yan, Francis Ng

Lan Yan

Lam Suet, Francis Ng, Kimi Qiao Ren-Liang (Sina)2

Poster for the kidnapping thriller “Lethal Hostage” set on the China-Burma border is produced by Ning Hao and directed by Cheng Er. Opens Aug. 17, stars Wang Luodan, Sun Honglei, Ni Dahong, and Zhang Mo.

Sun Honglei

Sun Honglei

Ni Dahong, Wang Luodan (Sina)

CF: The “Mou Girl” Ni Ni Talks about her Relationship with Feng Shaofeng

CF: A Graceful Fan Bingbing on Cosmopolitan Magazine

CF: Zhang Jingchu: To Pompeii with Love

Recently Chinese actress Zhang Jingchu has been to the city of Pompeii, a partially buried ancient town-city near modern Naples in Italy. She appeared in casual clothes and stolled around the ancient Roman wrecks and appreciated the beautiful scenes there

Stars of “Switch” attend a press conference in Beijing yesterday

Lin Chi-Ling, Andy Lau, Zhang Jingchu

Lin Chi-Ling

Zhang Jingchu

(Sina)

MSN: Cecilia Cheung calls Nicholas Tse “hubby”

MSN: Have Leon Lai and Gaile Lok split?

Rumours that the couple has gone their separate ways after rumours that their marriage was on the rocks

Yesterday, a source claimed that the two had already finalized their divorce last week and that Gaile has returned to the US, where her parents reside at.

MSN: Is Lynn Hung forcing Aaron Kwok into marriage again?

The 31-year-old was rumoured to be using pregnancy as her latest weapon to force the Heavenly King to tie the knot

SGYahoo: Chow Yun Fat is Hugo Boss spokesman for Asia

September 14, 2010

September 14, 2010

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Variety: Showtime

FBA: Driverless (無人駕駛) (7/10)

Ultra-chic, precision-shot drama of intertwined relationships is cleverly constructed but not emotionally engaging.

CRI: ”Chen Zhen” Music Video Released

THR/AP: Andrew Lau looks for hit with ‘Chen Zhen’

Wang Luodan plays Quiet Autumn in the TV version of Under the Hawthorn Tree

(Xinhua)

CRI: Lin Chi-Ling Featured in Commercial

Lin Chi-Ling is to appear in a commercial for Swiss luxury watch brand Longines with Oscar-winning British actress Kate Winslet and Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai. (Related post)

Zhang Yuqi, Stephen Chow (Xinhua)

Stephen Chow breaks silence on Kitty Zhang’s contract dispute

TIFF: Break Up Club intro and Q&A by Barbara Wong and Lawrence Cheng - both, thanks to Brian who captured the videos

SG: Karena Lam gone into hiding

SG: Vicki Zhao fails in business

Chow Yun Fat to leave 99% of his wealth to charity

August 4, 2010

August 4, 2010

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THR: Celebrities film ads to boost China’s global image

Ads due on BBC, CNN in September

Basketball star Yao Ming, movie director John Woo and piano prodigy Lang Lang are among dozens of celebrities who will appear in television commercials later this year in a bid by China to boost its image abroad.

CRI: Ah Niu Promotes Directorial Debut in Taipei

The cast of “Ice Kacang Puppy Love” including Angelica Lee, Fish Leong, Victor Wong and Gary Cao attended the press conference. They are all well-known entertainers among the Chinese-speaking community.

AP: Donnie Yen emerges from shadow of Chan, Li

For years, Donnie Yen worked in the shadow of Jackie Chan and Jet Li. Having fought both on-screen, the 47-year-old actor was considered a worthy opponent but not necessarily a leading man in his own right.

Stills from What Women Want shooting in Beijing

Andy Lau

Andy Lau, Gong Li

At the movies

CRI: Chinese Film ‘What Women Want’ in Production

CRI: Movie Guide: ‘City under Siege’

A circus clown named Sunny (Aaron Kwok) goes on a hiking trip with a few colleagues to explore the mountains of Malaysia. The group finds a cave where they accidentally inhale a type of gas which turns out to be a biological weapon leftover by the Japanese from World War II.

The new actress selected for Jay Chou’s sequel to The Secret is Man Qi. Man Qi is an actress-model previously known as ‘little Lin Chi-Ling’. The film will employ 3D to create a Hollywood-style musical love story. The Chinese title is Beyond Time and Space.

(Sina)2

Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s “Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival 2010″

Johnnie To, Gao Yuanyuan

Lau Ching-Wan

Gao Yuanyuan

Alan Mak, Felix Chong, Herman Yau, Dante Lam, Soi Cheong Pou-Soi also attended. (Aug.3) (Xinhua)

More photos of Fan Bingbing bedding advert.

(Sina-slide show)

Miriam Yeung announced a series of Hong Kong concerts to be held in October at the Coliseum, also her official wedding banquet will be held December 20.

Miriam Yeung

(Sina)

Gigi Leung attended an event promoting ceramics making for the mentally disabled.

Gigi Leung

Zhou Xun in Shanghai to endorse orange juice brand Tropicana

Zhou Xun

(Sina)(Xinhua)

Cecilia Cheung, in 20 years?

A US website, http://in20years.com/, allows users to upload their photo and see what they look like in 20, 30 years. Recently, fans uploaded pictures of popular Chinese stars. You can see the results for Zhang Ziyi, Fan Bingbing, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhao Wei, Jay Chou and Liu Yifei. The site also offers a drug addict parameter, but mostly it Westernizes the Chinese faces. (Xinhua)

Cherie Chung in France

Hong Kong’s East Week found Cherie Chung in France recently living a leisurely life in a series of spy photos. (Xinhua)

CRI: Wang Luodan Poses for Photo Shoot

The actress received a career boost playing the popular Du Lala in a TV adaptation of the hit novel “Du Lala’s Promotion”

She and her on-screen lover in “Du Lala”, Li Guangjie, have been approached to continue their romance in the upcoming TV adaptation of Zhang Yimou’s film, “The Love of the Hawthorn Tree”.

Wang also appeared as a lovesick mute girl in Zhang Yang’s urban drama film “Driverless”.

SG: Andy Hui splits from girlfriend of three years

SG: Gigi Lai: I am now an ordinary mother

Faye turns on the charm(China Daily)

HKStandard: Avid toy buff grabs more than his fair share

The 12th Animation Comic-Game Hong Kong fair ended last night much to the disappointment of toy buff Lee Chi-wah, who was present every single day and spent HK$60,000 snapping up models and games.

Foxconn Group Installs Anti-Jump Nets at Hebei Facility, Xinhua Reports

Foxconn, which makes Apple Inc. iPads and Sony Corp. games machines, began putting up nets after at least 10 workers committed suicide this year…Foxconn Group employs more than 400,000 workers in Shenzhen, southern China, and has around 800,000 employees in the country.

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