Friday, September 30, 2011

9.30.2011 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

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WSJ: A Revolutionary Role for Jackie Chan

'Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose'
Eileen Chang's works are roses with thorns for filmmakers.

The original legend mostly focuses on Bai and Xu's doomed romance but the latest version brings Fahai (Jet Li) to the foreground.

In 2010, Zhang Yuan: Unspoiled Brats was exhibited at Ullens Center for Contemporary Arts in Beijing and the namesake film was completed in 2011. The film focuses on the life of China's youths in Beijing and the exhibition portrayed the life stories of young Chinese. Over 200 young people applied for major characters in Zhang's work, and finally ten got the chance to tell their stories in pictures.

Poster for Lu Chuan's The Last Supper
Filming will complete at the end of October after extending the five month shoot. Liu Ye publicly stated that there is no time limit for the film and scheduled no other films for the rest of the year. Daniel Wu and Chang Chen expressed full support and stood behind the director. Lu Chuan's demand for detail and texture required many sets to be (re)built(?). (Sina)

Yao Chen watches as Huang Xiaoming get eyedrops prior to the ceremony launching Chen Kaige's new film, an adaptation of a Japanese fantasy story of a monk set in the Tang Dynasty. Huang recently suffered sudden eye problems while working on Andrew Lau's The Guillotines.

Boiling water?
Carina Lau and Richie Jen film a TV program to promote water conservation in northwest China 

TaipeiTimes: Pop Stop

Shu Qi on Lee Hom: He’s really just my good friend (MSN)
MSN: Karen Mok to wed tomorrow
CRI: Karen Mok Releases Photos with Fiance

Karen Mok in Florence

Sketch of wedding shoes (Sina)

MSN: Selina Jen’s wedding to go on despite grandfather’s death
Yang Mi mistaken as Fan Bingbing
[Not surprising, given her Fan-like assault at the Milan fashion shows]
Zhou Xun's naked photos found

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