Cannes Film Festival regulars Brillante Mendoza and Mercedes Cabral have recently reunited. The latter will star in “Brillante Mendoza Presents: Everlasting,” the second episode of Mendoza’s series of films made for TV.
It took “Descendants of the Sun” actress Song Hye Kyo two months to resume posting on Instagram photos with babies. Her last post was in mid-January.
The year 2016 was definitely the peak of China and Hollywood relationship. However, in a matter of 12 months, the relationship soured as Chinese regulations resulted in two major deals not pushing through.
Fan Bingbing took home the Best Actress trophy in the recently held 11th Asian Film Awards. She played the lead role in "I Am Not Madame Bovary," which bagged the Best Film award.
Disney prevailed in both China and Malaysia in showing the film “Beauty and the Beast” without cuts, particularly the gay moment scene of Le Fou. However, the premiere of the movie in Malaysia was delayed by two weeks to March 30 from March 16.
A number of prominent Chinese couples have divorced or separated in the past, including actors Wang Baoqiang and Ma Rong, and online gaming company owner Zhou Yahui and Li Qiong.
Actor Chris Evans has given justice to the role of Captain America/Steve Rogers ever since he took on the mantle in "Captain America: The First Avenger." Although the road appears to be never-ending for the characters given the massive scope of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it appears Evans is already thinking about retirement.
Major Hollywood studios get Chinese actors for their films to help boost the movie’s box office results, not so much for their acting chops. Money is the main reason behind Hollywood’s hiring of Chinese stars, a new book, “Hollywood Made in China” by Aynne Kokas, stated.
Disney movie “Beauty and the Beast” broke box-office records in China when it premiered on March 17 by being the largest live-action debut for a Disney film in China. It earned $44.7 million in the Asian giant after three days of showing.
“Modern Family” star Ariel Winter went on a vacation in China with boyfriend Levi Meaden. Besides going to landmarks such as the Great Wall of China, she also posted racy photos of herself.
Taiwanese actress Alyssa Chia joined the growing list of female Chinese celebrities who have given birth in 2017. On March 15, the 42-year-old mother gave birth to her third daughter whom she nicknamed BoBo.
Liu Jiazhu, a 13-year-old Chinese boy, impressed netizens with his guitar skills when he performed “Thunderstruck.” He did a rendition of the cover song of Luca Stricagnoli, an Italian guitarist, on acoustic guitar.
Korean actress Clara bared her body again for the Chinese movie “Some Like It Hot” where she played a model from Korea who captivates Chinese viewers with her sexy charm. The producer of the film is possibly a Marilyn Monroe fan since the title was taken from a 1959 movie of the Hollywood sex goddess wherein she played Sugar Kane Kowalczyk.
In “The Americans” Season 5 episode 3 titled “The Midges,” Philip and Elizabeth will tell Paige more about the family business. However, pressing new questions will arise.
In “Switched at Birth” Season 5 episode 7 titled “Memory (The Heart),” Bay Kennish (Vanessa Mariano) and Daphne Vasquez (Katie Leclerc) will meet a mysterious young woman. This will flood Bay and Daphne with memories of their late father Angelo Sorrento (Gilles Marini).
In Hangzhou, East China, a bookshop named Zhongshuge is attracting attention by incorporating the idea of an amusement park. Books are held by shelves designed as roller coasters, hot air balloons and a merry-go-round, among others. It's an instant hit among children and their parents.