Monday, June 20, 2011

6.20.2011 - News

CRI: Guy Pearce Promotes New Film in China
Guy Pearce comes to China to promote the film, "33 Postcards" starring this veteran actor and Chinese newcomer, Zhu Lin.
Variety: 33 Postcards review

Director: Mao's Omega watch not product placement
"Beginning of the Great Revival" does not feature any other brands, but American carmaker Cadillac is an official sponsor.

CRI: Film 7 New Media Project Announced in Shanghai
The films will be shot in digital and broadcast on new media platform such as the Internet and mobile phone.

"Return Ticket" is the second film of Teng, who is a veteran director of commercials in east China's Taiwan province. :D
Han Jie has won the Golden Goblet award for directing, for his surreal drama "Mr. Tree" at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival.
Jiang Yiyan, Huang Bo

Vivian Hsu

Vivian Hsu and her movie son
Zhang Jingchu and Vivian Hsu presenting award

Wang mentioned that despite his work as an award-winning director, tabloids seemed to focus lately on his recent marriage to young actress Zhang Yuqi, the female lead in his latest film "Bai Lu Yuan" ("White Deer Plain").
The film, adapted from a famous novel of the same name by Chen Zhongshi, is in the post-editing phase. Wang said he was reluctant to cut the four-hour film as he had been talking to his producer to determine a better way to release the movie.

FBA: Guillotines to fly again with new director
We Pictures says the film is not a remake of the 1975 cult classic and that it changed the title from The Flying Guillotines in order to distance the new picture from the old.

Joan Chen is attached in the role of Mrs Young, BD Wong attached to the role of Mr Young, Margaret Cho attached to the role of Ms Lee, and Glee star Harry Shum Jr. attached to the role of Chaz.

Two new Coming Back posters featuring tools of crime in the comedy mystery starring Simon Yam

Latest posters for Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Li Bingbing

Jeon Ji-Hyun

Vivian Wu
Jiang Wu (21cn)

Latest Treasure Inn stills feature Charlene Choi and Nicholas Tse
Charlene Choi, Nicholas Tse

Karen Mok announced she will get married in October when she accepted the award for best female singer at the 22nd Golden Melody Awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday night.


Walter said...

Did you see this short article about Vivian Wu?

dleedlee said...

Thanks! I try to remember to check CNNGo and some other sites weekly.

Walter said...

You're welcome. is usually leaning more toward traveling to those major cities, but now and then they have some interesting articles about Asian celebrities (they also ran some about the show, "China's got talent").