Tuesday, August 23, 2011

8.23.2011 - News

[Shaken, but not stirred.]

FBA: Mr. Tree review
Interesting, if familiar, village black comedy, with Wang Baoqiang good as an idiot-savant.
ScreenDaily: Chinese remake planned for Korean hit My Wife Is A Gangster

THR: '33 Postcards' Set for 8,000 Screens in China

CF: Chen Kaige's New Film Cast Confirmed

CF: Kiss Kiss in 'Love in Space'
Romance film 'Love In Space,' the sequel to 2010 smash 'Hot Summer Days,' unveiled its trailer in Beijing Sunday at a press conference featuring director Wing Shya and several cast members.

Film stars Rene Liu, Harlem Yu and Xiao Ju

Speaking at a press conference last night, Jia Zhangke is getting ready to shoot his first commercial film, In the Qing Dynasty, at the end of the year. He also revealed that his next film will recreate 1949 Hong Kong, including Kai Tak Airport. The script has been in development for a few years and investment funds are ready. Jia hopes to engage Maggie Cheung, whom he's been in talks with, for the lead. (Sina)

First look at Louis Koo in Wilson Yip's Lunar New Year film, produced by Raymond Wong (literally, Happy Magic). Louis plays a melancholic magician who drinks alcohol to help him forget a lot of sorrow.

Publicity stills from Wong Jing's Marry a Perfect Man show Gigi Leung and Ronald Cheng riding a bus

Richie Jen, Gigi Leung and Gigi's violin tutor, famed musician Yao Jue
Barbara Wong's Tears in a Fallen City has finished filming and is now in post-production. (Sina)

Sammi Cheng celebrated her 39th birthday on Aug. 19

And again, with fans two nights later

MSN: Nicholas Tse and Cecilia Cheung end 5-year marriage
CF: Nicolas Tse and Cecilia Cheung Announce Break-up(A1)

MSN: Sammi Cheng and Andy Hui to move in together
MSN: Edison Chen’s intimate photo with Carina Lau revealed, (Yahoo)
Netizens mocked the Hong Kong singer, saying “There he goes again”

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