January 29th, 2012

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Celebrity Dragon Babies to Be Born This Year!



The Year of the Dragon was a popular time to have children. Many joyous events occurred one after another, with numerous celebrities anticipating the arrival of their “dragon babies.” The gender of some of the babies have already been revealed, while some remained as mysteries.

Shirley Yeung and Andy Ng
Heavily pregnant and disappearing from the entertainment scene, Shirley Yeung was reportedly staying at her brother’s house in Los Angeles, USA, anticipating the arrival of her baby. The gender of Shirley’s baby remained unknown at this time.

Zac Kao
Becoming a father in March, Hong Kong singer, Zac Kao, will spend time with his pregnant wife when he did not have to work.

FAMA’s 6-Wing
Last August, rap artist, 6Wing from FAMA, announced that his girlfriend, who worked outside the entertainment industry, was pregnant. 6-Wing will be expecting the arrival of his daughter early this year!


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Movie "Love" selected for the Berlin Film Festival



Taiwanese movie Love had its first taste of success when it was selected for the Berlin Film Festival recently. The movie has not been released in cinemas.

This is movie director Doze Niu's second feature film to make it into the festival after his 2010 movie Monga.

When told of the good news, the director excitedly said, "I'm very happy that Love is selected for the Berlin Film Festival, because it's a commercial film that talks about love. I really feel that heaven has been good to me, and I'm grateful to the cast and crew for their hard work."

Doze later informed the cast the good news via his microblog.

Actor Eddie Peng replied happily, "Good omen in the year 2012. [I'm] setting off the firecrackers."

Shu Qi also wrote, "Awesome."

While the production team is doing their best to coordinate everyone's schedule, only Mark Chao has confirmed that he will attend the festival on Feb 16.

Ethan is due for military enlistment next month. If he does attend, the Berlin Film Festival will be his last event before entering the army.

Love is scheduled to open in cinemas in Taiwan on Feb 10, and four days later in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Cast members are expected to begin promotion of the movie abroad for a week, beginning Feb 9, before flying straight to Berlin for the film festival.

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Vic Chou, Nicholas Tse Vie For Box Office Top Spot



The Vic Chou (Chow Yu Man), Mini Yang Mi, Ella Chen, Chen Chusheng, Vivian Hsu (Tsui Yeuk Suen), Benny starred Lunar New Year comedy NEW PERFECT TWO (SUN TIN SUN YUT DUI) opened in the Mainland for three days and reached 80% admission rate to break into the single day box office top tree, third only to SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS and the Nicholas Tse Ting Fung starred THE VIRAL FACTOR (YIK JIN). Its shows are also increasing daily.

The film's focus was on father and son Jai Jai and Benny, a happy and touching story for the whole family that met the family viewer Spring Festival slot demand. Since its release it continued to release raves. After the open day cinema circuit scheduling support, the film added 100 shows on January 24 and had 2982 shows on 790 screens and 99499 viewers.

Yang Mi in the film played a single mother for the first time and even became the lover who Jai Jai could not forget. Over six years he could not find her and drowned himself in alcohol. He loved so deeply that he posted "runaway wife warning" on the streets when drunk. Ella who saw him as a "prince" in the film was willing to be his maid and show her love by taking care of Jai Jai's life. No matter when he landed she remained faithful and encouraged him.

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