Monday, June 13, 2011

6.13.2011 - News

THR: 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy review

FBA: Shanghai has starry opening
FBA: Sharp elbows and acid tongues at Shanghai seminar
CRI: Shanghai Int'l Film Festival Opens with Rainy Glitz
Miscellaneous pics from the red carpet walk at the Shanghai International Film Festival grand opening
Chen Kun and Kitty Zhang Yuqi walked a rainy red carpet Saturday (Sina)

Li Bingbing walked with the crew of Jackie Chan's "1911" (Sina)

And then again with Jeon Ji-Hyun for Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Jiang Yiyan wore butterflies on her shoulder, for Jacob Cheung's Rest on Your Shoulder and later returned in a red dress for Gordon Chan's The Four Marshals

Jiang Yiyan, Guei Lun-Mei, Chen Kun, Gigi Leung

Fan Bingbing
Zhang Zilin (Sina)
Zhang Jingchu (Sina)
The Sorceror and the White Snake's Yang Zi, Huang Shengyi (Sina)

Also, check out more pics at Ed's Favorite Hong Kong actresses

Stars promote the upcoming historical film, "1911," during the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday.
First Person: Bey Logan
Frankly, the Hong Kong film industry doesn’t want white people around. That’s why there are none. If you look at the industry in the 10-15 years I’ve been here, how many other white guys have there been? Maybe a couple, not many.

CF: "Love on Credit" Promoted in Shanghai
CF: Cast Members Promote "Overheard 2" in Shanghai

"Intimate Enemies" is a bit like the 2005 film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" but instead of being set in the world of espionage, this film is set against the backdrop of the commercial market. The film will touch on topics such as corporate takeovers.

CRI: Golden Goblet Nominee 'Mr. Tree' Screened

Mr. Tree poster

Alan Tam, Vivian Hsu and Vic Chou promote their film Live With Fashion in Shanghai

CF: Here Comes "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan"
Wayne Wang: 'Snow Flower' not a 'Joy Luck Club' rehash (AP)
CRI: How a Chinese Story Gets Told in an Int'l Way

Li Bingbing

Promotional poster cookie

My Kingdom cast promotes film while director Gao Xiaosong serves 6 month sentence for drunken driving.

Han Geng, Barbie Hsu, Wu Chun

Magician Liu Qian's first acting role

FBA: ScreenSingapore wraps on high note
Tom Hanks, Zhang Ziyi and South Korean Lee Byung-hun brought ScreenSingapore to a successful close Saturday night. Zhang Ziyi wore a purple dress from Chanel and sported a new hairstyle.

Tom Hanks, Zhang Ziyi, Lee Byung-hun

Tom Hanks' new film "Larry Crowne" closed the week-long festival

A1: West isn't always best, says Zhang
"It's good if we can get a chance to go there and experience what filming is like there. But if there's nothing suitable, we shouldn't force ourselves to take on any role just so we can be in Hollywood."
"All the people they are casting are Caucasian. The names of the characters are Tetsuo and Kaneda...but they want Justin Timberlake and Robert Pattison," scoffed Wu.

Chen Kun and Zhang Yuqi promote Qian Xuesen in Shanghai
The film is a biography of the father of China's space program, a rocket scientist deported from the US.

Bound for Toronto

Zhao Benshan has been approved to immigrate to Canada having passed his medical examination. According to reports Zhao has sought to immigrate and applied to Canadian authorities as early as 2008. (Xinhua)

Shu Qi's recent posts to Weibo have netizens worried that she is depressed
June 12

How many tears can one woman have? (Xinhua)

MSN: Cecilia Cheung is said to be joining Edison Chen’s company soon
A1: Nicholas' sister arrives in KL to comfort him
CRI: Carina Lau Denies IVF Attempt
A1: Who's Nicking the spotlight?
Netizens are speculating that Wong Jing is the mastermind behind the rash of reports on Tse's crumbling marriage...And Nick Cheung's buckteeth are his own.
MSN: Dee Hsu revealed that Barbie Hsu was troubled over her marriage
MSN: Selina: Physiotherapy works better than crying

Hong Kong, First Hand
HKMagazine's memorable interview quotes over the years
  • “Hong Kong is like a hotel to most people, not a home. Everyone fled with their cash before 1997, came back again when Hong Kong looked fine and fled with their cash again when SARS broke out.” - Jackie Chan, martial arts star.
  • “I used to love Hong Kong. I had hopes for it, and that’s why I was constantly critical. Now I just hate it. I look at the younger generation, young couples hugging teddy bears in the street—what hope do we have?” - Anthony Wong, actor.
  • “One day when I was skateboarding, a fat man in short pants asked me if I wanted to be an actor. I refused. It was a time when a lot of ‘model scouts’ were trying to rip off wannabes. This guy looked worst than most. It was Fruit Chan.” - Sam Lee, actor.


ewaffle said...

A1: West isn't always best, says Zhang
"It's good if we can get a chance to go there and experience what filming is like there. But if there's nothing suitable, we shouldn't force ourselves to take on any role just so we can be in Hollywood."

Zhang Ziyi should have had that thought before she signed for "Memoirs of a Geisha".

dleedlee said...

Was Geisha that bad? I still haven't gotten to it in my pile yet. :D

Walter said...

I didn't think Geisha was THAT bad, certainly less confusing than her "Raccoon Princess" (Operetta Tanuki Goten).

Anyway, did you see the websites for Jen Tse Ting Ting's new movie, "Naked Soldier"?

dleedlee said...


I think I have Raccoon Princess around here, unwatched, too! :D