Sunday, April 29, 2012

4.29.2012 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

CF: Tsui Hark to Shoot 3-D "Tracks in the Snow Forest"
Based on the novel of the same name, the film will tell the legendary story about a hero named Yang Zirong who outwits a group of gangsters in northeastern China in 1946. Yu said he expected famous actor/director Jiang Wen to play the lead role.

Jet Li (Sina)

Jet Li  recently celebrated his 49th birthday on the 26th
Jet Li with wife Nina Li and two daughters

CF: Shooting begins for "Sha Jie"
"Ni Ni is an elegant actress," Liu Ye said regarding his opinion on Ni Ni. "Our collaboration is worthy of the anticipation."
CF: Shooting Begins on Lu Chuan's First Micro Film (Sina)
Lu told the media the movie was inspirited by the classic American film "The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman. It revolves around a young woman who must decide between two men before marrying one of them.
CF: The 19th Beijing College Student Film Festival Wraps up
The Most Popular Actor and Actress awards went to Wen Zhang and Yan Ni. Gu Changwei clinched the award for Best Director for feature film, "Love For Life". The coveted Best Film award was bagged by low-budget film, "Mr. Tree".
CF: "11 Flowers" Postpones Release Date
CF:  Chinese Actress Ju Ju Leads Peter Fudakowski's "Secret Sharer"
LeTV Pictures' other big-budget films include director Gordon Chan's war suspense epic "The Dark Meteors" and director Law Chi-Leung's "The Ghost Bullets."

Directed by Guan Hu, the movie features renowned actors Huang Bo and Simon Yam as leading characters. It will hit the national screens on April 28.
Director Guan Hu, Liang Jing, Huang Bo, Simon Yam, Alec Su

Huang Yi attended the press conference in Beijing for the wrap of Johnnie To's "Drug War"
Huang Yi

Sun Honglei, Huang Yi, Johnnie To, Louis Koo

Aaron Kwok and Charlie Young play husband and wife in Yim Ho's biopic "Floating City"

Show Luo's foot fetish, Edison Chen at Coachella

The campaign, "He's a Fan/She's a Fan", is designed to raise the hotel group's brand awareness by globally connecting 'the fan' with international celebrities who regularly stay at its hotels.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

4.25.2012 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)


Chapman To ill

Hong Kong media reports that Chapman To has been diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome and has stopped all work to recuperate from home. In a telephone interview, Chapman said that doctors have sent his blood sample to a US laboratory to diagnose the severity. A recovery period of two weeks to six months is estimated. Although potentially fatal, Chapman was optimistic and expects to recover. (Sina)

US financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission has made preliminary enquiries into whether Hollywood studios have been involved in bribery in China.

Three character posters for Hur Jin-ho's "Dangerous Liasions". The film will be going to the Cannes Film Festival next month. (FBA)

Cecilia Cheung

Jang Dong-gun

Zhang Ziyi (Sina), 2

Jacyee Chan portrays a Taiwan security guard while Xia Yu plays a security guard visiting Taiwan from the mainland. The two men, along with a tour guide portrayed by Chen Handian, get into trouble following a burglary at the Imperial Palace.
Chen Han-Dian, Deng Jiajia, Xia Yu, Jaycee Chan, director Chang Hsun-Wei

"Double Trouble" trailer

Poster for "Shadows of Love" (aka "Repeat I Love You")
Cecilia Cheung and Kwon Sang-woo are flanked by Jing Tian, Sphinx Ting, Jing Boran and Angela Chang

"Shadows of Love" trailer
Opens May 11

CRI: Aaron Kwok Promotes "Cold War" in Beijing
"Cold War" is a crime-thriller which tells an interlinked story involving the police, undercover cops and mindless thugs. The storyline is incredibly broad but also very elaborate, covering the entire Hong Kong Police force.

Aarif Lee, Aaron Kwok, and Tony Leung Ka-Fai promote "Cold War" in Beijing. The cast also includes Charlie Young, Ethan Ruan, Chin Ka-Lok Terence Yin and others.
Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Aaron Kwok

Aarif Lee, Tony Leung Ka-Fai

Aaron Kwok (Sina)

The cast of "An Inaccurate Memoir" in Shanghai
Director Leon Yang Shu-Peng

Huang Xiaoming

Zhang Xinyi - We can be heroes, just for one day

Zhang Xinyi, Zhang Yi 

Wang Lie (Sina)

Trailer for "An Inaccurate Memoir"

Angelababy promotes "The First Time" in Beijing. American-born singer Cindy Yen and Angelababy sing a duet in the film. Angelababy plays a young girl with a congenital disease who is in a romance with Mark Chao. A June 8 release is scheduled.

Angelababy, Cindy Yen

Korean director Han Yan

Cindy Yen plays Mark Chao's ex-girlfriend


'Mou girl' Ni Ni and Liu Ye will co-star in "Sha Jie" (literally "Forbidden Killing"). The pair will play lovers and enemies at the same time. The film hopes to balance art and commerce, a la "Lust, Caution".
Ni Ni, Liu Ye

Ni Ni

Director Zhang Jiarui, Liu Ye, Ni Ni

Liu Ye presents Ni Ni with a dagger

MSN: Sean Lau Ching Wan is trying hard for a baby
MSN: Maggie Shiu suspected to be pregnant

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

BIFF Red Carpet - A Few More Photos [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

Huang Yi

Zhang Jingchu

Nicky Wu, Zhang Jingchu

Huo Siyan in Dolce & Gabbana

Patrick Tse (Sina)

Wendi Deng

Liu Yifei


Zhou Dongyu 

Dou Xiao, Zhou Dongyu - forever paired