The film tells the story between a recently-dumped woman (Gigi Leung) and a rich businessman (Ronald Cheng). After coming out of a seven-year relationship, the woman accidentally meets the wealthy businessman and falls in love with him.
Wilson Yip confirmed a rift between himself and Donnie Yen. When asked if Donnie would appear in the new film, besides that Donnie rarely does comedy, Wilson said that relations between the two were not good. For his part, at the Cannes Film Festival, Donnie had said that Peter Chan was better director than Wilson Yip. According to rumours, plans for a Ip Man 3 had stalled. (Sina)
Michelle Yeoh issued a press release on her expulsion from Burma/Myanmar:
On June 22nd, 2011, I was denied entry to Burma. The immigration authorities treated me cordially but deported me upon arrival for no reason and without providing any justification. I was shocked and terribly saddened by this action. I harbor no ill will resulting from this incident and continue to remain fond of Burma and the Burmese people. I continue to cherish hopes to see this country continue its progress towards peace and democracy and to be able to return soon.
Earlier this week, it was announced that Brigitte Lin will be appearing at the 22nd Hong Kong Book Fair (July 20 - 26). She will be a guest lecturer and share her reading and writing experiences. Brigitte Lin has been retired for many years in addition to being a wife, mother, she also loves writing. Since 2005, she began writing a column for a magazine (Southern Weekend), and this year finally decided to publish a book. According to reports, Brigitte Lin's new book, a collection of her essays and columns, covers family, friendship, etc. She has taken the Book Fair appearance quite seriously worrying about everything, including the lighting and seating. Brigitte even brought her own chair reportedly worth two months wages. (Sina)
Also this week, in celebration of their 20th wedding anniversary in 2014, Brigitte Lin's husband, Esprit founder Michael Ying Lee-yuen, is building her a HK$600 million three building 'palace'. The construction project will take until 2014 to complete on the 30,000 meter plot of land whose entrance is off Anderson Road.(Sina), (sohu)
Raymond Wong and Huayi Brothers officially announced the launch of "Happy Magic", a sequel to the Happy Ghost series, destined for the Lunar New Year season. Like the Ip Man franchise, the crew include director Wilson Yip and writer Edmond Wong. Raymond Wong wore a cape at the event, adopting the role of 'the magician'. Actress Yan Ni attended and actors Louis Koo, Wu Chun and Wu Jing are said to be joining the cast.
The Devil Inside Me held a Beijing premiere press conference yesterday. Unfortunately, neither of the leads were in attendance. Kelly Lin is in the US preparing to have a baby while Tony Leung Ka-Fai was thought to be on vacation or otherwise unavailable. Director Zhang Qi was forgiving of Kelly Lin but not happy about big Tony's absence.
Elaine Ng has recently sold a two-story mansion in Shanghai and enrolled her daughter in an international school in Hong Kong. The annual tuition is 120,000 yuan per year plus a 200,000 yuan fee. Elaine Ng is the former actress and mother of Jackie's 'dragon seed' daughter. In recent years, Jackie Chan has shifted his base of operations to Beijing, the story notes.