Remake of John Woo classic invited to honor director
From My Name Ain't Suzie, 1985
(Aug.21) Tang Wei's appearance at Tengchong airport drew screams of recognition whereby the actress had to hastily don her sunglasses.
Tang Wei will reportedly play Donnie Yen's wife in Peter Chan's adaptation of the One-Armed Swordsman film, Wu Xia. The leads arrived early in Tengchong County to acclimate themselves to highlands high altitude atmosphere which is 3000m above sea level. Peter Chan selected Tengchong as a location because of the beautiful scenery; there are terraces, ancient villages, waterfalls consistent with the 'retreat' concept of the film. Despite the rainy season not quite at an end, filming is to begin in September because Donnie Yen's schedule is full with Monkey King scheduled to begin shooting in December. During an interview at the Hong Kong Film Awards, Peter Chan said Wu Xia is about a sword master, played by Donnie Yen, in seclusion for years. Detective Takeshi Kaneshiro is curious and his scepticism leads to trouble. Chan said Wu Xia will combine action, science, medicine and special effects. Tang Wei reportedly beat out Gong Li, Zhao Wei, Li Xiaoran for her role. (Xinhua), 2
Stills of Barbie Hsu and Wang Xueqi in a passionate scene from Reign of Assassins
Stephen Chow has been confirmed as among the cast of The Founding of a Party. Besides Hong Kong artists John Woo, Chow Yun-Fat, Daniel Wu, and Andy Lau, mainland artists Liu Ye, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Zhang Hangyu, Zhang Guoli and Dong Jie are among the reported cast members confirmed so far. Zhao Benshan is also said to have agreed to join. (Sina)
Vivian Chow and Sandra Ng wear Max Mara in an upcoming Jessica Code magazine feature
Sending this one out to loyal reader, Glenn
Cecilia Cheung flacking Stool Pigeon featuring hubby Nicholas Tse and Nick Cheung.
Charlene Choi in an Adidas shoot
Vivian Hsu posted this funny picture of herself on her Weibo. Her caption said that she ate too much in Japan and now had to diet. No explanation on how she created the effect. (Xinhua)
Sammi Cheng's Guangzhou concert