Friday, November 12, 2010

11.12.2010 - News

Midnight Beating poster (Xinhua)

CRI: New Bruce Lee Film Premieres in Hong Kong
THR: 3D 'Sex & Zen' to Offer Pick and Choose Edits
Up to a dozen “tailor-made” versions of erotic 3D film Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy are set to spring up across the globe come the film’s release in the summer of 2011.

Multiplatform distributor Asia Crush will bring popular titles on Comcast and Time Warner Cable systems, which will reach more than 50 million U.S. households.(THR)

If you have ever wondered whether China has produced any cinema other than over-embellished period dramas, kungfu-style action flicks or soapy stories about who gets to hook the office stud, 101 Essential Chinese Movies might be a good place to start.

Unconfirmed rumors have Zhao Wei's first film project since her pregnancy being 'Fuchun Mountain'. The main story is about a famous Chinese painiting, 'Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains', with elements of spy drama, romance and adventure. Andy Lau, Lin Chi-Ling and Chen Kun's names have been attached to the project. The actual painting, partially burned, exists in two pieces, one part in mainland China, the other in Taiwan. [Political metaphor? Hmmm.] (Sina), 2

Li Bingbing 

Li Bingbing appeared in Hangzhou for Piaget (Nov.11)

Cherrie Ying, Jordan Chan
The couple will hold their wedding at Hong Kong's Disneyland tomorrow. To support animal conservation,  they will not offer shark's fin soup. As the soup is an indispensable status symbol, it was a big headache to come up with a substitute. Instead, they decided on red wine instead. Earlier, Miriam Yeung also announced that she was eschewing shark's fin soup for her wedding banquet. (Xinhua), (Sina-slide show) According to this report, the wedding will be broadcast live at 14:30, Saturday. (Sina)

The official reason for Wang Bo-Chieh's wrist injury was that he injured it playing a late-night drinking game with buddies and he cut it on a broken bottle. Producer Peter Chan and Sandra Ng called to check on his condition as he is scheduled to do voice work for Mr. and Mrs. Incredible which has now been delayed. (Sina)

Zhang Jingchu attending a brand event dinner

16 year-old Zhang Ziyi from a TV liquor advert (Xinhua)

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