MONTREAL — Bai Ling (“Love Ranch”, “Southland Tales”) and Talia Shire have been added to the cast of “Dim Sum Funeral,” a Canuck pic now lensing in Vancouver. Ling plays a free-spirited lesbian and Shire plays a trusted family adviser.
Pic is directed by Chinese-American helmer Anna Chi, based on a script by Donald Martin. Cast includes Russell Wong, Kelly Hu, Steph Song, Lisa Lu, Julia Nickson, Francoise Yip and Chang Tseng.
Exec produced by Clark Peterson and Tom Berry, film is about the lives of estranged adult siblings from a Chinese-American family who return home after the death of their mother.