More problems for Chen Kaige's Zhao's Orphan. Lead actress Song Hye-Kyo will not be starring in the film as previously announced. Prior to the announcement, Song Hye-Kyo denied participation in the film. It turns out her performance fee was never agreed to. This leaves Chen in a bit of an embarrassing predicament. (Xinhua)
Jiang Wen is revealed to be in the cast of Snow Flower and The Secret Fan. He plays a butcher and later Jeon Ji-Hyun's husband. (Xinhua)
Book Features Korean Film Renaissance
Josephine Siao Fong Fong most trusted Hong Kong celebrity
In a survey commissioned by Ming Pao last October, Josephine Siao was ranked #1 as the most trusted celebrity out of 80 candidates. Chinese University of Hong Kong Vice Chancellor Joseph Sung came in second. Siao is the founder and president of the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation. Chief Executive Donald Tsang was fourth from the bottom and Jackie Chan placed last. Rating was based on trust and credibility. A professor of Applied Social Sciences said that the results showed that Hong Kong people have a high degree of trust for those who serve the community. Firefighters as a profession topped the list while fortune tellers ranked last. (Sina) (bbc)
Happy Birthday to AngelaBaby who turns 21 (Feb.28)
Looking forward to going to Las Vegas casinos, she was turned away when she was 18.
Celebrating the 'A-Z' Chocolate Art Fair'
Nic Tse endorsing sunglasses in Shanghai
Nic with two models
Oops, Coco Lee and Lynn Xiong appeared at the Africa themed Hong Kong Cancer Foundation Charity Ball wearing the same dress.
Twins attend Emperor reception and dinner at Macau's The Venetian
Hong Kong Football Association held a 'Wan Chi-Keung Memorial Cup' match in front of a crowd of 3000. A memorial service is planned for Mar.9 at Hong Kong Stadium.