Headlines from China: Wong Kar-Wai’s New Series ‘Blossoms Shanghai’ Drops A First-look Poster

Wong Kar-Wai’s New Series ‘Blossoms Shanghai’ Drops A First-look Poster

While a movie is still in the works, the TV adaptation of the multi-award-winning novel “Blossoms”—“Blossoms Shanghai” has just announced a full shooting schedule and dropped a first-look poster that features actor Hu Ge as the leading character. Created and produced by Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai, “Blossoms Shanghai” offers an homage to the “In the Mood for Love” director’s birthplace Shanghai at its most intriguing 1990s, an exciting time that paved the way for the prosperity of modern Shanghai. Read more Directube2016

Shanghai International Film Festival’s China Movie & TV Night Cheers for Film and TV Industry’s Recovery 

“2020 China Movie & TV Night”, one of the closing events of the 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival, was held at Shanghai International Media Port on Sunday evening. The star-studded event focused on promoting outstanding new releases of films and TV dramas this year and cheered for the domestic film and television industry that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Chinese film director, actor and producer Xu Zheng and Chinese actress Yao Chen attended the event as promotion ambassadors, and celebrities including Wang Junkai, Yan Ni, Zhang Kaili, Liang Jing, Yu Haoming and popular livestreaming star Wei Ya. Read more SIFFinShanghai