Wednesday, January 13, 2010

1.13.2009 - News

Jeff Lau's Once Upon a Chinese Classic will be pushed back to a March release due to the huge competition during the Spring Festival season. (Sina)

Variety: Jackie Chan's 'Incident' heads for U.S.
Film to open on 20 screens in 10 U.S. markets

BEIJING -- Jackie Chan crimer "Shinjuku Incident" has secured theatrical distribution in the U.S. and will open Feb. 5, followed by a Sony Home Entertainment DVD release on May 25.

Pic's producers have partnered with Barking Cow Distribution to release the film in Chinese with English subtitles on 20 screens in 10 U.S. markets with large Chinese communities.

The DVD will offer a choice of either Chinese or English-language and subtitles.

In the pic, which was exec produced by Chan and helmed by Derek Yee, Chan plays an illegal Chinese immigrant trying to survive on the gangster-run streets of Tokyo in the 1990s. Pic also features Daniel Wu, Xu Jinglei and Fan Bingbing.

Pic was nixed by censors in mainland China for its violence and depiction of malcontent mainlanders fleeing to Japan.

Du Yuhang, Yip Chun (Yip Man's eldest son), Huang Yi

Huang Yi

Yuen Biao

Fan Siu-Wong, Yuen Biao, Du Yuhang
Ip Man prequel begins shooting in Foshan The Legend is Born - Ip Man features Du Yuhang, Hins Cheung,  and Huang Yi. Costars include Yuen Biao and Fan Siu-Wong. HD slide show (12)(Sina) (Sina) (Xinhua)

Year of the thriller for Korean movies
Film insiders excited over new works by three star directors

Edison Chen

Host Jon Niermann
In a television interview on a Star World Satellite program based in Shanghai, Edison described last year's photo scandal as an 'invisible gift'. He said he didn't know if he was the criminal or the villain, but many friends supported him through much distress and unnecessary attention. Edison is relieved to say: "This never-ending nightmare has ended." As for the future, he is contemplating developing a film and play a pervert or homosexual killer.(Sina)

Chow's wife, Anita Yuen, Chow Yun-Fat, Coco Lee

Coco Lee

Anita Yuen (Xinhua)

Qin Hailu
Chow Yun-Fat, Coco Lee, Anita Yuen, Qin Hailu and many other celebrities opened a luxury brand flagship store in Beijing. HD slide show (30)(Sina)

1 comment:

Glenn, kenixfan said...

That poster for the Jeff Lau is quite nice. I need to read more about what this thing is -- who is it and all that.

Gosh, Anita Yuen looks great! Mature but still beautiful and charming!