Tuesday, June 8, 2010

6.8.2010 - News

Ocean Heaven poster
A small-scale preview screening in Beijing received a standing ovation from the audience on June 6.

Jet Li

Jet Li took five autistic children to Ocean Park to play with the dolphins. (Sina), 2, 3

Aarif Lee Chi-Ting is busy buffing up for his role in Manfred Wong's Bruce Lee Biography.

The film is based on the book 'My Brother Bruce Lee' by Lee's younger brother. Lee Chi-Ting has been studying Wing Chun, fighting as well as a dance curriculum. (Remember, Bruce Lee was also a cha-cha champion in Hong Kong.) His trainer is Billy Chou Bei-Lei former 1985 light-middleweight World Kickboxer Championship winner. His past students include Nick Cheung, Vanness Wu, Candy Lo and Ng Ka-Lung. More details on the film will be released in late June in Guangzhou. (Xinhua)

Ruby Lin

Ruby Lin co-stars with Liu Ye, Gao Yuanyuan and Wang Luodan in Zhang Yang's Driverless/Unmanned, described as a Chinese version of Crash. Ruby Lin plays a pregnant woman for the first time. July 2 is the release date. (Xinhua)

Stills from Stephen Chow produced CJ 7, Love the Earth. Xu Jiao and Dong Jie contribute voice work. The film opens July 9. (Sina)

Simon Yam

Simon Yam plays an effeminate FHM magazine editor

Simon Yam, director Li Yuan
Simon Yam met the press on the set of Back Hand in Beijing. He costars with Annie Yi and Chang Pei Pei in the action thriller directed by 7th generation director Li Yuan and produced by Gordon Chan. (Sina), 2

A life-sized bronze statue of singer Teresa Teng was unveiled in Tuen Mun.

Friends and fans gathered to sing and remember the singer 

A cache of 75 long-lost silent films uncovered in the New Zealand Film Archive vault, including the only known copy of a drama by legendary director John Ford, is being sent back to the United States to be restored.

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