CF: Actress Zhou Xun to Join Hands with Tom Hanks in 'Cloud Atlas'
Zhou Xun in Germany
Bae Doo-Na will also join the cast
FBA: My Kingdom review
Weak male leads and an unsuitable director sap the juice from a potentially interesting action drama.
Michelle Yeoh (THR)
THR: The Lady review
Luc Besson trades his usual muscular action and pumped-up visual style for a stately inspirational epic.
A1: Myanmar democracy leader's struggle debuts on film, (AFP)
Myanmar's revered pro-democracy leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is now also a movie protagonist after Luc Besson's "The Lady" premiered on Monday at the Toronto film festival.
Chow Yun-Fat will play the famous warlord Cao Cao in a film (Tong Que Tai) set to begin shooting in Beijing next month. Chow has already begun growing a beard for the role. Official launch will be Oct. 5. Directed by first-time director, Zhao Lin-Shan, he was inspired by the recent (2009) discovery of Cao Cao's tomb and his burial with his empress and a young servant girl. The film will focus on the later years of Cao Cao's life. In addition to Chow, Alec Su, Yan Ni, Ni Dahong, Roy Cheung(!) and many others have been confirmed as cast. An October 2012 release is planned.(Sina), 2, 3
HKStandard: Simple boost for movies hailed
Deanie Ip Tak-han's best actress award at the 68th Venice International Film Festival will boost the SAR movie industry, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said.
Deanie Ip's return to Hong Kong
WSJ: Jet Li Ashamed of China’s Soft Power
“China is an economic powerhouse,” Mr. Li said at Alibaba Group’s annual summit for small to medium-sized business owners in Hangzhou. But the world’s most populous country has little cultural influence compared to the U.S., South Korea and Japan, he said.CF: Jet Li Talks about Charities
Anita Mui's bling on sale
Sotheby's auction house announced on Friday that there will be 43 lots, including memorabilia items, valued at more than HK $2.6 million during the Hong Kong Autumn Sale.
Jang Dong-gun met Zhang Ziyi at a hotel?
It was speculated the two met to discuss Zhang Ziyi's role alongside Jang Dong-gun in director Heo Jin-ho's new film, "Dangerous Liaisons".
CNA: Anita Yuen admits she was once a kept woman
Yuen had previously revealed that she had been someone's mistress during an interview with TVB General Manager Stephen Chan in 2007, but this was the first time she went into detail about the matter.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heung