Monday, March 21, 2011

3.21.2011 - News

WSJ: HK Film Industry Reaches Out to Japan
FBA: HK festival gets underway
CRI: 35th HK Int'l Film Festival Opens
Don't Go Breaking My Heart cast
Larisa, Daniel Wu, Gao Yuanyuan, Wa Ka-Fai, Louis Koo, JJ Jia
Festival Ambassador Miriam Yeung
Kara Hui
Gao Yuanyuan (Sina)

KoreaTimes: Hong Kong's urban exoticism caught on film
Moreover, the movie [Don't Go Breaking My Heart] offers an incisive look into the unique cityscape of Hong Kong and the people who inhabit it, which pave the way for more universal themes of love and the nature of modern-day relationships.

Bourne Identity director Doug Liman and producers Rob Reiner and Alan Greisman are joining forces with Beijing Galloping Horse Film & TV Production for a 1920s drama about Two-Gun Cohen, the British bodyguard to Sun Yat-sen, leader of the overthrow of China’s last imperial dynasty.

Law of Attraction explores four stages of love
Director Zhang states, "No one needs another shallow love story between impossible people. There are already far too many of these instantly forgettable movies on mainland cinema screens."

Emperor is also launching The Beast Stalker director Dante Lam's The Viral Factor, a US$17 million action thriller about a super virus that takes place around the world. Starring Jay Chou (Green Hornet), Nicholas Tse (Bodyguards and Assassins) and Andy On (True Legend), the project is in preproduction with location shooting planned in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Jordan.

Los Angeles-based distributor and producer Ko Mori and LA-based film producer Tim Kwok have launched Cinema Asia Releasing, a North American distributor dedicated to films from Asia.

Each of the films is distinctive and challenging with each offering a fresh and thoughtful view of modern-day Hong Kong.
Variety: Almost Perfect review, 2 (Kelly Hu, Edison Chen)
"Almost Perfect" starts out as a romantic comedy, then gradually wends its way toward a more serious treatment of family dysfunction.

Deng Chao is featured in a photo spread in Harper's Bazaar

Yao Chen has admitted she is in a new relationship with cinematographer Cao Yu following her divorce with ex-husband and fellow actor Ling Xiaosu. (Xinhua)
Jane Zhang performed at the CBA All-Star Game in Beijing (Mar.20) 

Barbie Hsu's charter flight to Sanya, Hainan arrived with family and wedding guests. (Xinhua-gallery)
Cecilia's manager believed that the photos were uploaded to Facebook by the Filipino wedding photographer, before they got reposted to other online sites. The manager also criticised the photographer for lacking professionalism and that they are considering legal action against him.
MSN: Raymond Lam likes taking photos of ex?
The Hong Kong actor’s ex-girlfriend hinted so when interviewed recently

1 comment:

Walter said...

I didn't think there's anything to worry about for Nicholas Tse and Cecilia Cheung - the wedding photos look fine to me. It's not like the photos of Zhang Ziyi lying topless on the beach.