Chow Yun-fat

LA Times on Hollywood and Censorship

At The Los Angeles Times, Steven Zeitchik and Jonathan Landreth explore the American film industry’s expanding relationship with the Chinese audience and government. On one hand, this has boosted the frequency and favourability...

China Backs Biopic of Confucius, With Reactions

A Confucius biopic will begin filming in the next three weeks. Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-Fat was tapped to play the lead role. From BBC News: The film will be a joint production between Beijing-based Dadi Cinema and the state-run...

Pirates are not insulting, say netizens and academics – Joel Martinsen

From Danwei: Chow Yun-fat plays Sao Feng, a Chinese pirate, in the upcoming movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Looks sort of menacing, doesn’t he? Is such an image insulting to the Chinese people? On Friday, the International Herald Leader reported the results of an online survey in which 61% of respondents felt […]

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