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    Zhang Ziyi In Talks for 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel, Legendary Fight Choreographer Yuen Woo Ping to Direct UPDATED

    UPDATE: Zhang Ziyi ("The Grandmaster") is in talks to return as her character Jen Yu in flashback sequences for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon -- The Green Destiny," reports Entertainment Weekly. The Weinstein Co. is developing the sequel, which is penned by John Fusco ("Hidalgo"). Action star Mich...

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

    Yes, it's really happening. You may have forgot, but at the beginning of the year, it was announced that The Weinstein Company were pushing forward with a sequel to Ang Lee's smash hit "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," with plans to shoot this past May. And while that didn't exactly happen, that has...

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    'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 - The Green Destiny' Gets a Start Date, But No Ang Lee

    Production is finally set to begin on the sequel to 2000's most exciting Best Picture nominee. No, not "Gladiator" -- that would be "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II - The Green Destiny," shooting on which will start in March 2014, The Weinstein Company announced today.

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    Career Watch: Michelle Yeoh Builds on Asia Powerbase, But "The Lady" Opens Soft

    A 1984 TV commercial with Jackie Chan was the start of Michelle Yeoh's on-camera career. While she ranks #7 on EW's Best Bond Girls list for her kick-ass role in "Tomorrow Never Dies," and is the most bankable Asian actress in the world, the martial arts action star ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)...

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    New Trailer for The Lady

    Film will open in the US on April 11 and will roll out to other major cities on April 13.

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    The Lady

    The Lady is opening today for one week in LA for an Oscar qualifying run. It will open early next year here in the US. The review below was written based on the version that was at the Toronto Film Festival. I have been told that they film is about 30 minutes shorter. I haven't seen the new ...

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    Michelle Yeoh and the "Emotional Roller Coaster" of 'The Lady'

    Luc Besson's deeply felt epic "The Lady," Hong Kong action icon Michelle Yeoh embodies Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, the Oxford graduate who became the figurehead for Myanmar's fight against military dictatorship.

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    First Look: Megan Fox In 'Friends With Kids'; New Photos Of 'Rampart' & 'Take This Waltz'

    Plus New Photos Of 'The Descendants' & Luc Besson's 'The Lady'Michael Bay's loss is the indie world's gain. Megan Fox may no longer be part of the "Transformers" franchise, but her next big screen role will be in Jennifer Westfeldt's "Friends With Kids," an ensemble indie that stars Adam Scott, Jenn...

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    New Photos Of Michelle Yeoh As Aung San Suu Kyi In Luc Besson's 'The Lady'

    Believe or not, Luc Besson, the hugely successful producer behind action fare like "The Transporter" franchise, "Taken," and the "District 13" films, and the director of "The Fifth Element" and "The Professional" is now directing a film about Burmese pro-democracy politician and Nobel Peace Prize wi...

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    Charlize Theron Passes On 'J. Edgar,' Eyes 'Alien' Prequel; Naomi Watts & Amy Adams For Open Role?

    Ed Westwick Joins 'J. Edgar'Looks like some folks at William Morris Endeavor are going to need to be apologizing and sending Charlize Theron some flowers. Vulture reports the actress, who even Clint Eastwood believed would be joining his upcoming biopic "J. Edgar," wasn't as keen as everybody though...

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