News Links - 11/24/08

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News Links - 11/24/08

Postby dleedlee » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:14 pm

Josephine Siao Comeback
http://varietyasiaonline.com/kaijushake ... O-COMEBACK

Jia Zhangke, Zhao Tao at Beijing University screening of his first feature film Xiao Wu
Next film, historic based, spans 1949-1997 about a KMT officer stranded in Hong Kong due to the liberation
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http://ent.qq.com/a/20081124/000123_5.htm
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-11-24/03292263526.shtml
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-11-24/03262263524.shtml

Andy Lau, Shu Qi film Looking For a Star moved up to New Year release against Red Cliff, Part 2
Andrew Lau film also features Denise Ho, Zhang Hanyu
Film is based on the true story of Stanley Ho and his fourth wife Angel Leung (andylausounds.com)
Chinese title changed
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-11-24/09262263840.shtml

Exhibition business booming in Hong Kong
Chinese films declining market share
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7544/1/

China TV's soap bubble bursts due to financial crisis
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7545/1/

"Pesantren" (Indonesia)
Coming-of=age story of three schoolboys
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7547/1/

"100" (Philippines)
Bucket list for terminally ill career girl
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7546/1/

1985 classic "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" acquired with aim for global re-release
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7543/1/

Francis Ng wants to direct New Dragon Gate Inn sequel?
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-11-24/05032263571.shtml


"Cape" wave gathers momentum across Asia
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7548/1/
Taiwan hit film "Cape No. 7" opened at the top of the box office in Hong Kong
http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_con ... g=eng_news
http://www.screendaily.com/ScreenDailyA ... &Category=
Tang Wei Interview: one trip into Hell is enough
http://www.chinesemirror.com/index/2008 ... nough.html


"Waiting in Beijing"
Chinese entrepreneur tries hand at filmmaking
http://www.reuters.com/article/filmNews ... 0F20081124

Nicholas Tse Promotes 'Beast Stalker'
http://www.batgwa.com/story.php?id=1347
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-11/2 ... 403032.htm

Karena Lam in Shanghai promoting Fit Lover
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Huang Lei
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http://ent.qq.com/a/20081123/000014.htm

Leehom Wang to collaborate with Jackie Chan in new film "Small Soldiers"
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Leehom-W ... 02761.html

North Korea’s Very Cautious Cinematic Thaw
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/23/movie ... .html?_r=1

Zhang Ziyi's Dashy Looks
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/11/24/1722s426714.htm
Zhang Ziyi on the cover of South Korean Vogue Magazine
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http://cfensi.wordpress.com/2008/11/23/ ... -magazine/
http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-11/2 ... 402687.htm


Charlene Choi at Christmas opening ceremony
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-11/2 ... 402951.htm
http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/2008-11-24/10472264140.shtml

Gillian Chung's back remains in Mei Lanfang
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.ph ... try5630426

Edison Chen sexier than Takeshi Kaneshiro
E! Entertainment recently released its “25 Sexiest Men of the Worldâ€
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Postby Brian Thibodeau » Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:15 pm

Andy Lau, Shu Qi film Looking For a Star moved up to New Year release against Red Cliff, Part 2
Andrew Lau film also features Denise Ho, Zhang Hanyu
Film is based on the true story of Stanly Ho and his fourth wife Angel Leung (andylausounds.com)
Chinese title changed
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-11-24/09262263840.shtml


I wonder if this will be a little less tacky than Andy's old CASINO TYCOON flicks, wherein he played essentially the same person! ;)



Jimmy Lung Fong memorial service in Shenzhen
Recently died of lung cancer at age 54 in X'ian


Glad you posted this one. Someone posted and RIP on one of my YouTube videos--in which Jimmy's character gets killed--a week ago and I wasn't sure if they were referring to the character or the actor in real life. Guess we know now. :(
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