Category Archives: Rumors

The Lady From Shanghai – what happened? part 4

BACK ON?13 December 2007Interview with Wong Kar-wai with LondonNet: What can you tell us about Lady From Shanghai, the film you’re doing with Nicole Kidman?WKW: Well, we’re working on the script. We have ideas. Normally I will build a story … Continue reading

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The Lady From Shanghai – what happened? part 3

MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS 13 February 2006“Grammy-winning singer Norah Jones, daughter of Indian musician Ravi Shankar, will make her film debut in the first English-language film by acclaimed Hong Kong art-house director Wong Kar-wai.Wong was originally scheduled to shoot “The Lady … Continue reading

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The Lady From Shanghai – what happened? part 2

21 June 2005This article mentioned that Nicole just recently returned from a 4 month vacation in Australia, and has conferred with Wong Kar-wai in Sydney. It also mentioned a recent interview with Nicole where she said she had freed up … Continue reading

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The Lady From Shanghai – what happened? part 1

Whatever happened to WKW’s “The Lady From Shanghai”? First and foremost this is not a remake of the 1947 Orson Welles film of the same title, nor is it based on its source novel “If I Die Before I Wake” … Continue reading

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The Grand Master Casting Speculation round-up

Brigitte Lin?: In January 2009, it was reported that Wong Kar-wai had invited Brigitte Lin to appear in “The Grand Master.” It was originally thought that she would be playing the role of Yip Man’s wife but this was later … Continue reading

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Wong Kar-wai picks students of Zhao Benshan

December 2009 Wong Kar-wai went to Shenyang to pick some students of Zhao Benshen to star in “The Grand Master”. Zhao Benshan will star in the film and is rumoured to play a Chinese boxer from North China.Frankie Chan (Ashes … Continue reading

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WKW’s next film: The Eternal Snow Beauty starring Brigitte Lin?

In 2009, Hong Kong newspapers and magazines reported on Brigitte Lin‘s return to film.Originally thought to be a part as Yip man’s wife in “The Grand Master” it was later speculated that she would star in a different film: “Brigitte … Continue reading

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