Chinese Olympics get the Spielberg treatment – Clifford Coonan

From the Independent (link):

Chinese organisers want the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics to be the most spectacular ever seen, so it’s no surprise they’ve called in Steven Spielberg to help.

And to hammer home the message that the country’s first Olympic Games are a vital showcase for the booming new China, the man leading the project will be the top Chinese film director Zhang Yimou.