Wednesday, June 22, 2011

6.22.2011 - News

FBA: Fallen City review
Small-scale but interesting drama of switched identities pretty much delivers on its original idea.
FBA: Lovers in the Water review
Emotionally delicate drama of a dying young man visiting his hometown avoids obvious melodrama.

Web Ratings Disabled for Chinese Communist Party Film
Two popular movie review websites in China have disabled the star rating system for the film. The sites, and, are also not allowing users to leave written reviews about the movie.

The Devil Inside Me opens July 2 and stars Tony Leung Ka-Fai and Kelly Lin
Kelly Lin

Andy Lau is confirmed as cast in the lead for the international action-mystery film based on the historic Chinese painting, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains. Filming begins in September and will take place in Dubai, Tokyo, Taipei, Milan in addition to locations in China. Zhao Wei and Lin Chi-Ling were previously reported as the likely female costars. Production was originally slated to begin in May but was delayed to accommodate Andy Lau's concert tour schedule. The film will be a US co-production with teams from Canada, South Korea, and Japan and Chinese and American directors. Andy's character will be a version of the James Bond-007 legend. (Sina), 2

First picture of Jimmy Wang Yu since his recent stroke. Wang Yu said that the doctor told him there was no stroke like his, three days in bed and then he was up walking. The left side was still weak but his speech and walking was normal.

The Hong Kong singer was responding to a past comment that said her fiancé is a homosexual

Most of Cheung's fighting scenes from her upcoming movie "The Lion Roars 2" has reportedly been omitted out from the script due to her pregnancy.

It is believed that the actor would be signed under the same company as Japanese-Taiwanese actor Takeshi Kaneshiro and would focus on making movies.

Note: There will be no news and gossip post tomorrow, so check your other regular sources. I'll pre-post a few other items for your amusement.

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