CLAIM TO FAME Westerners know the intense and charismatic Chang Chen for his portrayal of Dark Cloud, the brigand who captures the heart of Zhang Ziyi in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," but he's…
China Lion has acquired North American rights to Ziyi Zhang’s “My Lucky Star” and will release the Chinese-language comedy Sept. 20 in North America day-and-date with Mainland China. The film…
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Hero" producer Bill Kong will produce "Rise of the Legend," a movie that attempts to revive Wong Fei-hung, hero of nearly 100 kung fu classics.
After years of posturing, Weinstein Co. and Celestial move ahead with the remaking of Chinese classics.
Production is underway on "The Crossing," the first film in over four years to be directed by helmer John Woo.
Getting one phone call from Harvey Weinstein would be enough for many actors to commit to a role. But it took one phone call a week, for several weeks, to get martial arts star Donnie Yen to commit…
The 12-day Cannes gathering is actually four events in one: the festival, the market, the media binge and an international schmooze-a-palooza, where people from the other three groups can meet with…
Dennie Gordon has come on to direct the Chinese-language production of "My Lucky Star," the prequel to "Sophie's Revenge."
Producer, screenwriter and Focus Features CEO James Schamus launched his career two decades ago with the influential indie shingle Good Machine and his first collaboration with Ang Lee, the…
The 3D is terrific in "Flying Swords of Dragon Gate," but helmer Tsui Hark's costume actioner -- the first Chinese-lingo movie shown in the stereoscopic Imax format -- is let down by two-dimensional…
David Fincher started shooting "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" 25 days after turning in "The Social Network." That kind of accelerated schedule would be taxing even in the best circumstances, much…