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Chow Yun-fat Blacklisted In China For Pro-democracy Support

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Chow Yun-Fat has reportedly been banned from making movies in China after voicing his support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.The actor has been placed on a blacklist by Chinese...

Harry Shum, Jr. Cast In Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Prequel

Glee star Harry Shum, Jr. has been cast in the upcoming Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel.The actor/dancer is set to play Tie-Fang, one of the four heroes of the martial arts world, alongside Donnie Yen...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Follow-up To Be A Prequel

The highly-anticipated follow-up to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is set to be a prequel.The martial arts classic became a worldwide sensation 14 years ago, grossing over $213 million (£133 million) at the box office....

Ziyi Zhang Ziyi Quits Martial Arts Movies

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is turning her back on martial arts movies as she is still suffering from injuries she received on the set of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.Ziyi shot to international fame with her...

Actress Ziyi Zhang Ziyi Settles Defamation Suit

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Zhang Ziyi has reached a settlement with China Free Press editors and journalist Weican Null Meng over a story that suggested she had received money in return for sexual favours.The...

Michelle Yeoh Confirms Crouching Tiger Sequel

Actress Michelle Yeoh has confirmed a sequel to martial arts classic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is in the works, 13 years after the original became a box office smash.The movie, directed by Ang Lee, grossed...

Ang Lee To Replace Fincher As Cleopatra Director?

Ang Lee is favourite to replace David Fincher as director of 'Cleopatra'. Sony are hoping to attract the 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' helmer to direct the movie - which will see Angelina Jolie play the...

Zhang Ziyi Files International Defamation Lawsuits

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Zhang Ziyi has filed defamation lawsuits against two media outlets after reporters linked her to a political sex scandal in her native China.The actress has filed the suits in Hong...

Zhang Ziyi Wins Mulan Role

Zhang Ziyi has signed up to star in 'Mulan'.The Chinese actress - who has appeared in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon', '2046' and 'Hero' - will play the lead in English speaking big-screen adaptation of the...

Ziyi Puzzled By Olympics Protests

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star ZHANG ZIYI is puzzled by protests ahead of the upcoming Beijing Olympics in China - insisting she can't understand why people have such "negative" attitudes. The Games are due to...

Apocalypto Breaks Foreign Language Records

New MEL GIBSON movie APOCALYPTO has smashed British box office records by taking the highest ever opening weekend ticket sales for a foreign language film. The bloodthirsty feature, spoken in Mayan dialect, took GBP1,360,110 ($2,652,215)...

Yun-fat Wants To Duet With Chou

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star CHOW YUN-FAT is desperate to record a duet with his latest co-star JAY CHOU. Yun-Fat, 51, stars alongside the Taiwanese pop singer, 27, in ZHANG YIMOU's forthcoming romantic epic CURSE...

Lee To Serve As Culture Consultant For 2008 Olympics

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE has been selected as an arts and culture consultant for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games to be held in China. The 51-year-old Oscar...

Zhang Ziyi: 'I'm In Love'

Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI has found love, but has vowed to keep her mystery man away from the public eye. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON beauty, 27, is a regular feature in Chinese gossip columns...

China To Bring Nanking Massacre To The Bring Screen

Chinese film-makers have unveiled plans to make a movie about atrocities perpertrated by Japanese soldiers in Nanking in 1937, just days before Japanese Prime Minister JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI visits a controversial memorial to the massacre. Experts...

Zhang Slams Petty Japanese Censors For Banning Memoirs

Chinese actress ZIYI ZHANG feels Japanese censors who banned MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA should feel ashamed of their actions. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star was appalled when officials scrapped screenings of the acclaimed ROB...

Ang Lee In Top 100 List

Taiwanese director ANG LEE has made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people who are shaping the world. The acclaimed film-maker, who recently won a Best Director Academy Award for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, was...

Ziyi Joins Cannes Jury

Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI has agreed to be a judge at this year's (06) coveted Cannes Film Festival in the south of France. The MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA star, who found fame after her performance...

Weinsteins Involved In Movie Rights Feud

Movie moguls HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN are involved in a legal battle with Columbia Pictures over the film and TV rights to books by the late CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON author WANG DU LU. The...

Bruce Lee Musical To Hit Broadway

Martial arts superstar BRUCE LEE is set to be the subject of a new Broadway, New York City, musical featuring music provided by DAVID BOWIE. Theatre bosses want the show to be ready to premiere...

Big Plans For Crouching Tiger Franchise

Hit kung-fu film CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON is set to become a major movie franchise and a stage spectacular. Movie moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are currently working on a stage version of the film...

Lee Almost Quit Before Brokeback

ANG LEE almost quit movies making before making BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, after suffering a "midlife crisis". The 51-year-old was physically and mentally exhausted after making THE HULK and CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON and came close to...

Yeoh Still Doing Her Kimono Walk

Actress MICHELLE YEOH put so much practice into walking in a form-fitting kimono for her new movie MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, she still finds herself doing the dainty strut in her spare time. The...

Zhang Hates Hollywood Parties

Chinese movie pin-up ZIYI ZHANG hates Hollywood premieres and parties because they're all about boozing and backstabbing. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star is preparing for an onslaught of pre-Christmas (05) industry parties surrounding...

Zhang Lost In Translation During Airport Nightmare

Chinese movie star ZIYI ZHANG made a pact to learn English after she was forced to follow a man to a toilet in an airport when her flight from Los Angeles to Beijing was rerouted....

Ang Lee Wins Golden Lion At Venice

Taiwanese director ANG LEE was honoured with the coveted Golden Lion award for his latest movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN at the climax of the 62nd Venice Film Festival in Italy yesterday (10SEP05). The CROUCHING TIGER,...

Yeoh And Boyle To Team Up

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON actress MICHELLE YEOH has signed up to star in SUNSHINE - the forthcoming film from British director DANNY BOYLE. The former BOND girl has been interested in teaming up with...

Chow Yun-fat Goes Home

Screen star CHOW YUN-FAT has agreed to work on a movie in his native Hong Kong for the first time in a decade after he fell in love with film-maker ANN HUI's script. The...

Disney Turns Snow White Into Martial Arts Epic

Bosses of movie giant Disney are so desperate to tap into the Chinese cinema market - they are making a martial arts version of their 1937 animated hit SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS....

Chinese Celebrities' Phone Numbers Published On The Net

Hundreds of Chinese celebrities have been inundated with telephone calls after their personal phone numbers were posted on the internet on Saturday (04JUN05). Among the estimated 600 famous Chinese affected was CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN...

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