Thursday, October 13, 2011

10.13.2011 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

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CF: How Special Effect Used in the Movie "1911 Revolution"
The production company of Jackie Chan's 100th war flick, "1911 Revolution," released a batch of behind-the-scene photos that unveiled how special effect was used in the movie.

A film tentatively titled "Cold War" which stars Aaron Kwok and Tony Leung, and would be a remake of the cult classic 'Internal Affairs' is being shot in Hong Kong ,according to a report from (Sina)

An employee within the Western Movie Group revealed that negotiations with AMC, the largest chain of cinemas in the U.S., and with the American video website Hulu, regarding the movie's copyright are drawing to a close. The movie is expected to be released in MIT, where Qian carried out his studies, and other regions across America...The inspiration for the movie, Zhang Huiling, is a plain clothes police officer from a sub-station of the Haidian police station, in Beijing. He has arrested more than 1600 criminal suspects over the course of 7 years...

Director Gao Qunshu, who has previously directed several acclaimed movies including "The Message" and "Wind Blast", has stated that "Hunter Zhang" will be the first movie to be included as part of his "1930-2030" Movie Series, which is set to feature the lives of ordinary individuals. (Sina)

Josie Ho - next Bond film?

Tang Wei

The new Bond film has been casting for a Chinese actress and front runners are Tang Wei and Josie Ho, according to this article. Li Bingbing, Fan Bingbing and Shu Qi are also said to be "finalists" being considered. The production company has been quietly interviewing candidates in Mainland China and Hong Kong last month. The role calls for sexy, bad and mysterious. Fan Bingbing and Li Bingbing are well known domestically in China but Fan's English is not strong and Li's is not as strong as Tang Wei and Josie Ho. Shu Qi has sexy but in "The Transporter" she did not have much dialogue. Tang Wei is considered the likely choice due to both her English fluency and notoriety from "Lust, Caution". Josie Ho has the rebel image and fashion style, also, she recently worked on Steven Soderbergh's "Contagion". The film directed by Sam Mendes begins shooting next month so a final announcement is expected shortly. (Sina) Elsewhere, it's being reported that the official Bond girl is French actress Berenice Marlohe

Athena Chu goes zombie hunting

Scary Market features Athena Chu as a zombie killer in the mainland horror-comedy. Costarring Cheung Tat-Ming, Li Fei-er and Liao Jian. The movie joins the Halloween scary movie season, Oct. 21. 
Athena Chu

Liao Jian, Athena Chu (Sina), 2, 3

What's Under the Bed Poster 

More stills and a final trailer released of Lin Chi-Ling from Love on Credit, opening Oct. 20.

Yao Chen on cover of November Elle

Fan Bingbing graced the cover of Harper's Bazaar magazine to celebrate her thirtieth birthday, on September 16, 2011.


Walter said...

Lin Chi-ling is soooo pretty. Some lucky guy will marry her someday.

Didn't know that about Zhang Ziyi. That's sad news, but a good reminder that everyone is human.

dleedlee said...

I'm hoping that Love on Credit is at least a decent film.

That ZZY story came out last Aug. Had to look it up to refresh my memory. I thought it sounded familiar: