(May 31) The cast of Derek Yee's The Great Magician met the press in costume at a magic museum in Beijing today. Director Derek Yee was absent. Tony said that the shoot went too fast and regretted that it ended too soon. He volunteered to do the sequel if asked. The press then asked if that meant Wong Kar-Wai's The Grandmaster was too slow? Tony said he could not compare the two.
Tony Leung Chiu-wai
Lau Ching-Wan, Yan Ni
Paul Chun, Zhou Xun
Zhou Xun, Tony Leung
Zhou Xun, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Yan Ni, Lau Ching-Wan
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Despite an excess of melodrama, helmer Andrew Lau reteams with scripter Tang Kit-ming ("Look for a Star") to deliver a lush tearjerker that aims to do for Beijing what Woody Allen once did for Manhattan.
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CRI: Stars Return for the Launch of 'Painted Skin 2'
Like the original, the sequel will be a supernatural thriller, but instead of a mere love triangle, the sequel will feature a love square, or perhaps even a pentagon.
Actress Zhao Wei who returns to the big screen after childbirth indicated the supernatural and raunchy paintings hung at the launch ceremony imply a strong taste of Uershan's movie.
The official launch ceremony for Painted Skin 2 was held in Beijing yesterday, May 29
According to hearsay, Nicholas had already filed for separation through a lawyer's letter and that Cecilia has since moved out from the couple's love nest and is staying at a rented place.
Terence Yang, the boss of Emperor Entertainment, and Mani Fok, a senior executive of the company, was also recently seen traveling to Malaysia to comfort Nicholas.
In other related reports, one "senior executive of an entertainment company" alleged that Nicholas and Cecilia had filed for divorce before Cecilia's accidental meeting with Edison Chen, and that their marriage was already on the rocks.
On May 29, a reporter spotted Isabella at a country restaurant in Sai Kung, Hong Kong, decked in a pastel low-cut shirt and without any makeup.
Looking happy and relaxed, Isabella was accompanied by her mother, her mentor Jim Chim and his wife, and her best friend Coco Chiang and her boyfriend. However, there were no signs of her three children.