Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Xu Jinglei Co-Stars With Jet Li

Peter Chan, a Hong Kong film director will be filming a movie based on the remake of famed martial arts director Chang Cheh's 1973 movie "The Blood Brothers.
Leading male cast will be Jet Li, veteran Hong Kong actor Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro. The movie, "Ci Ma'', has managed to get Chinese actress-director Xu Jinglei, one of the investors in the movie to be the leading actress in the movie. Xu herself has appeared in 14 movies and directed 3, including "A Letter From An Unknown Woman'' and "Dreams May Come."

Production cost for Ci Ma is estimated to be around US$40 million (RM144M). The story is about the breakdown of the friendship between three soldiers in China's Qing dynasty when one kills another to steal his wife, and the third seeks revenge. (source: The Star and Variety)
Tags: Movie, Review, Cinema, Ci Ma, Jet Li, Xu Jinglei, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Peter Chan



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