Thursday, June 23, 2011

6.23.2011 - News

THR: Unemployed actors find work in crowd control for new subway line.

CRI: Zhang's Nanjing Massacre Film to Get Japan Release
CF: "Heroes of Nanking" Wraps Shooting in Nanjing

CRI: 'Party' Accounts for Half of China's Current Box Office
However, the figure is a little lower than that of its twin movie, "The Founding of a Republic", which was released in 2009 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. That film brought in 125 million yuan in the first five days of its release.
CF: "Beginning of the Great Revival" Holds Special Show for Media in Toronto
CF: "The Founding of A Party" Premieres in L.A.
CF: New Communism Film Lights up Box Office and Fans
"I was too busy finding the stars," giggled 20-year-old college student Yu Lilli. "It was like [entertainment show] Xingyun 52. Me and my friends were in competition to see who could name the most celebrities."
Asked about the film's powerful narrative of struggle, Yu admitted she couldn't remember much of the actual plot.

CF: Kungfu Films Seek New Sensations
'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan': A Chinese Tale with Universal Appeal (CF)
Fox Searchlight Pictures, a subsidiary of News Corporation, will release the film in the US on July 15.

Vivian Wu: at Home in Two Worlds (CF)
Vivian Wu: The Shanghainese beauty takes to the silver screen once more (CNNGo) (Thanks, Walter!)

Jackie Chan: Philanthropy's Hardest Working Man (Forbes)

Mainland poster for Beach Spike

Poster for thriller Mysterious Island starring Jordan Chan and Yang Mi

Besides Yang Mi, the film cast includes Janel Tsui, Jessica Xu and Maggie Li
Yang Mi

Janel Tsui

Jessica Xu

Maggie Li
(Sina), 2, 3, 4, 5

Huang Yi

Huang Yi, Nick Cheung

Both Nicholas Tse and Charlene Choi were absent from the HK premiere of Treasure Inn last night

CRI: Four Heroes of 'White Vengeance' Unveiled
First look at Daniel Lee's White Vengeance based on the historical Banquet at Hongmen. Lu Chuan is making The Last Supper based on the same incident.

Zhang Hanyu

Anthony Wong

Jordan Chan 

Andy On Chi-Kit

Andy On

Jordan Chan
(Sina), 2, 3, 4

Anthony Wong and real life son in  Law Wing-Cheong's Punished
The film opens with a new Chinese title on the mainland July 12.

Tang Wei launches a skin care brand SK-II campaign
She has been appointed spokesperson for the Greater China region

Cathy's father-in-law, tycoon Lee Shau-kee, was said to have been so overjoyed with the arrival of his grandson, that he decided to hand out red packets, worth HKD$10,000 (S$1,600) each, to his 1,500 employees at the end of the month.
Baby (Angelababy) is the most unbelievable. She had gotten work done on everything which could be operated on," Chen claimed.

1 comment:

Walter said...

re: Vivian Wu article - you're welcome! :)