Archive for the China Movies Category
Compared with March, the screen schedule at the multiplexes around China this April promises fiercer competition between the domestic and imported films. On the Western side, there will be Oscar winner Django Unchained, blockbuster Iron Man 3, and fantasy movies Jack the Giant Slayer and Oz the Great and Powerful. But the Chinese side also looks competitive, and today we will turn most of our attention to the domestic challengers. Read more »
To and the cast promoted the movie at the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market on Tuesday, March 19.
“Drug War” tells the story of an undercover cop, played by Chinese mainland actor Sun Honglei, who meets a drug dealer, played by Hong Kong actor Louis Koo.
This is the second time Koo has worked with Sun following their 2007 action film “Triangle”.
“Drug War” is set for release in China in April.
Director duo Danny Pang and Oxide Pang, leading actors Louis Koo and Angelica Lee were present at the event and displayed the movie’s first poster together.
Director: Xue Xiaolu
Cast: Tang Wei, Wu Xiubo, Hai Qing
Release date (Chinese mainland): March 21, 2013
Actress Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided to her by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia falls pregnant, she goes to Seattle hoping that the baby will be born as an American citizen. While waiting for the baby’s arrival, Jiajia loses contact with her boyfriend and suddenly finds that she is unable to make end meets. At this point, she meets Frank, played by Wu Xiubo, who offers help and makes her think twice about who her Mr. Right really is. (Source: CRI)
The first trailer of director Johnny To’s suspense film “Blind Detective” was screened yesterday during a press conference in Hong Kong, chinesefilms.cn reports.
The director was accompanied by his leading actors Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng at the event.
Lau said his character is different from any of his former works in which he always appears as a hero. In
“Blind Detective” he portrays a greedy detective who cheats others for only 10 yuan. Cheng plays a policewoman who helps him with the case.
To, Lau and Cheng are regarded as a golden team for successfully making movies such as “Needing You,” “Love on a Diet” and “Yesterday Once More.”
Along with the trailer, two posters were also released at the event.
Source: chinese films/xinhua