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Promo Poster for John Woo’s THE CROSSING Starring Zhang Ziyi and Kaneshiro Takeshi

collider.com – Our next promo poster on display during Steve's visit to Berlin for the European Film Market is a film that folks in the know are calling "the Chinese Titanic": John Woo's The Crossing. Woo's last film came in 2009, so his return to the director's chair likely interested prospective buyers during the acquisitions market. 6 years 24 weeks ago via jackiechan

John Woo Tries to Sell $50M Romance "The Crossing" in Berlin

11:45 AM 2/7/2014 by Senh Duong
John Woo's "The Crossing"
Will distributors want to buy a romance from John Woo in the Berlin Film Festival? Described as a Chinese Titanic, The Crossing is John Woo’s second most expensive Chinese production to date -- the film cost $50M.

Oscars: Hong Kong Nominates Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmaster' for Foreign Language Category

feedproxy.google.com – The film opened in the U.S. on August 23, distributed by The Weinstein Company, and has grossed $6.3 million thus far. 6 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen

Benedict Cumberbatch Drops 'Crimson Peak'; Zhang Ziyi in Talks for 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2'

7:56 PM 8/21/2013 by Binh Ngo
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch, for reasons unknown, has dropped out of Guillermo Del Toro's haunted house movie Crimson Peak, Variety has learned. Sources say his exit is not due to any scheduling conflicts. With the movie set to begin lensing next February, Legendary and del Toro still have plenty of time to search for Cumberbatch's replacement.

Zhang Ziyi & Michelle Yeoh To Return For 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel, Donnie Yen Joins & Yuen Wo Ping To Direct

fb.indiewire.com – Yes, it's really happening. You may have forgotten, but at the beginning of the yearit was announced thatThe Weinstein Company were pushing forward with a sequel toAng Lee's smash hit "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," with plans to shoot this past May. While that didn't exactly happen, the project now has a new start date and more importantly, a key cast member.

6 years 50 weeks ago via jetli

Martin Scorsese To Present Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Martin Scorsese is lending his support to the upcoming Weinstein Company release of The Grandmaster, the film directed by Wong Kar Wai. Scorsese will lend his name in presentation of the kung fu film, and above the line it will read Martin Scorsese Presents The Grandmaster when TWC releases the film theatrically in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto on August 23rd and nationwide on August 30th. 6 years 51 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Watch: First US Trailer for Weinstein Company's 'The Grandmaster'

feedproxy.google.com – Just this past February, The Weinstein Company picked up Wong Kar Wai's visually stunning and kung fu fighting riddled film The Grandmaster. The film is slated to arrive in August, and now the marketing for the U.S. release of the film has arrived. It doesn't offer much more than the previous trailers for the film from its 2012 release in China, but it does have some more gorgeous shots of that rain fight with Tony Leung as Ip Man, the legendary martial arts grand master who trained Bruce Lee, looking like a real bad ass. 7 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman

John Woo Finally Ready To LOVE AND LET LOVE

feedproxy.google.com – In a recent interview, Chinese actress Zhang Zi Yi, currently back in the limelight with the release of her new martial arts epic, The Grandmaster, has confirmed that cameras are finally ready to start rolling on John Woo's much-delayed period romance Love And Let Love. The film, a romantic epic set against the backdrop of the Sino-Japanese War, has been hit by a series of almost farcical obstacles, and cancelled on more than one occasion. 7 years 24 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Berlin: So Much For Bad Blood Between Harvey And Megan Ellison; TWC Acquires Wong Kar Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’

deadline.com – BREAKING: I’ve read about the supposed bad blood between Harvey Weinstein and Annapurna Pictures principal Megan Ellison over the subpar box office grosses of The Master. But any idea they’re not doing business together is crunched by a deal that just happened between them. The Weinstein Company just acquired all rights in the US and English speaking Canadian territories from Annapurna on Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster, which premieres tonight as the opening film at the Berlin Film Festival. 7 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan

Watch: 3 Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes For Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmaster'

The Grandmaster
fb.indiewire.com – The first word on Wong Kar-wai’s “The Grandmaster” was largely positive after it debuted in Hong Kong and China last week. The film, which stars Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang and Chen Chang, tells the story of the famed martial arts master Ip Man who trained Bruce Lee, and is set to play at the Berlin Film Festival next month. 7 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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