Deanie Yip crowned best actress at Venice

Hong Kong actress Deanie Yip was awarded the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress at the 68th Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The 63-year-old veteran won the award with her role in A Simple Life (English subbed trailer below). She’s the first Chinese actress in 19 years (Gong Li in 1992) to received the gong. Congratulations.

Directed by Ann Hui and co-starring Andy Lau, A Simple Life is adapted from a true story which tells the mother-and-son-like relationship of a servant and her young master.

Andy Lau & Gong Li Hotspot

Chinese actors Andy Lau and Gong Li featuring in Hotspot Magazine [Cn]. The duo is starring in What Women Want which premiered in Beijing last Wednesday.

Andy Lau and Gong Li on Hotspot magazine

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Shaolin (2010) movie trailer

Trailer for Chinese movie Shaolin (新少林寺), starring Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Jackie Chan, Wu Jing and Fan Bingbing; to be released in December…

The movie is branded as a remake of Jet Li’s debut film The Shaolin Temple from 1982, but not really related. It’s just that both stories are based on the famous Shaolin Monastery, about its martial arts and more importantly its philosophy.

This trailer was released months earlier when the filming was still in progress; another final trailer is expected soon, but this one looks interesting enough.

Detective Dee Asian premiere

Director Tsui Hark and the main cast of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame attended its Asian premiere in Beijing last Sunday.

Starring Andy Lau, Li Bingbing, Carina Lau and Tony Leung Ka-Fai etc., Detective Dee is one of the most anticipated Chinese films of the year. Photos from the Beijing press conference, via Xinhuanet [Cn]…

Andy Lau, Li Bingbing and Tsui Hark at Detective Dee Asian premiere

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Andy Lau Harper’s Bazaar Men Style

Hong Kong pop star Andy Lau is featured in September issue of Harper’s Bazaar Magazine with Deng Chao, his co-actor in movie Detective Dee

Andy Lau and Deng Chao Harpers Bazaar Men Style Magazine

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