(Aug.30) Photos from a press conference in Beijing for Blocked (lit. Traffic Jam), a collection of stories with action, comedy, fantasy, suspense and black humor. Film opens in China on Oct. 14. Interestingly, all of the characters names are names of classic films, e.g., Francis Ng's is Rashomon.
Variety: 'Nanjing' China's most expensive pic
With a war chest of $94 million, Zhang Yimou's latest project "Heroes of Nanjing" is the most expensive movie ever made in China and marks a bold attempt by the leading Chinese helmer to transform the biz here, bringing in Hollywood star Christian Bale and aiming to appeal to both overseas and domestic auds.
More fuel to the fire: Tony Leung Ka-Fai was seen walking on the streets of Beijing with a young woman before returning to an apartment together. The woman seems to be the same one he was spotted dining with a few weeks ago.