Zhang body double fights for credit

World Brief

A Chinese thesp who played Zhang Ziyi’s naked body double in “The Banquet,” set for releasee in China in September, is fighting to get her name in the movie’s credits.

“The Banquet,” a Feng Xiaogang-helmed historical epic based on “Hamlet,” features several body doubles who fill in for Zhang in nude and fight scenes.

Shao Xiaoshan said she was paid $2,500 but was distressed that she would not appear in the credits.

Xu Li, deputy head of producers Huayi Bros., said Shao’s name wouldn’t appear in the credits for contractual reasons.

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