Fan Bingbing

China to get its own version of Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3

Walt Disney will release a separate version of its Marvel comic-book movie Iron Man 3 on the mainland, an unexpected plot twist for Hollywood's most prominent collaboration yet in the country.

Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 7:12am 2 comments

Front row tweets for this fab four

The front row of a fashion show is the spot everyone else in the crowd is focused on as they wait for the action to start. Recently, the front rowers (also known as 'frowers') raising the most eyebrows have been Chinese starlets.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Learning curves at Gucci show

Gucci autumn-winter 2010 Beijing fashion show

Where: Tsinghua University, Beijing

When: August 27

What: More than 600 guests attended Italian luxury label Gucci's men's and women's collections fashion show at the university campus in Beijing. Students got a taste of how an international fashion show is run. Almost 60 looks were presented.

10 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Film fest tight-lipped after magazine leaks word of first-night Jackie Chan premiere

The Hong Kong International Film Festival is more than two months away, but one of its selling points appears to have been scooped. A story in the entertainment-industry journal Variety leaked that Jackie Chan's newest film, a dramatic effort called The Shinjuku Incident, will be the opening-night movie of the 33rd annual festival this year, on March 22.

8 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

The Matrimony

Starring: Renee Liu Ruo-ying, Leon Lai Ming, Fan Bingbing

Director: Teng Huatao

Category: IIA (Putonghua)

24 May 2007 - 12:00am

Spooky story about marriage

An old-fashioned spooky thriller, The Matrimony is a marriage of convenience between Hong Kong stars and mainland commercial cinema.

While the star performers bring glamour to the production and make some cash, mainland filmmakers hope to gain a foothold in the international market.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Fan comes clean over no makeup

Mainland actress Fan Bing-bing said she had no problem playing down her looks in her latest movie, Lost in Beijing.

Directed by young filmmaker Li Yu, Fan plays a peasant girl pursuing a better life in the capital. Co-starring Tony Leung Ka-fai and mainland actor Tong Da-wei, Lost in Beijing premiered at the Berlin Film Festival last week.

24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am