Thursday, June 10, 2010

6.10.2010 - News

Enter the remakes: The Karate Kid (SG)
The Hong Kong film industry is in a steep slump, but, at the senior-citizen age of 56, he is still gainfully employed not only in Asian flicks, but also in numerous ang moh ones.

Shu Qi, Aaron Kwok

Stills featuring Shu Qi in City Under Siege. Film is to be released Aug.6. (Sina)

Lin Huiyin to be portrayed by Zhang Ziyi

Famous architect and poet Lin Huiyin will be portrayed by actress Zhang Ziyi in the second half of the year according to media reports. In 1949 Lin, who died in 1955 of tuberculosis, was part of the design team that designed the new PRC's national emblem and the People Heroes' Monument in Tiananmen Square. Interestingly, last year, on the 60th anniversary of the republic, in a vote of the 12 most beautiful women Lin Huiyin was ranked first and Zhang Ziyi was voted 12th. Lin's husband, also an architect, Liang Sicheng will be played by Chang Chen. Both studied architecture in the US at the University of Pennsylvania. Ethan Ruan will play poet Xu Zhimo whom she was also very close to. Chinese-American architect Maya Lin is the niece of Lin Huiyin.  (Xinhua)

Cheng Pei Pei

Cheng Pei Pei recently appeared on a Beijing TV program (Sina)

Lin Chi-Ling (DivaAsia)
Lin Chi-ling's maiden J-drama may face cancellation (SG)
Taiwan model-actress Lin Chiling's maiden Japanese drama serial "Moon Lovers" suffered from dismal ratings in Japan and may face cancellation, reported Taiwan media.

New office hours for the World Cup :D
Good luck to your team!

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