July 21, 2006

Cast of 'Lust, Caution' Confirmed!

The main cast of the new Ang Lee spy thriller 'Lust, Caution' has been confirmed finally by the director himself and they are - Tony Leung Chiu Wai as main character 'Mr Yi', newcomer Tang Wei (picture) as heroine 'Wang Jia Zhi' and as 'Kuang Yu Min'.

The fllm is based on a popular 26-page short story by Eileen Chang and is about a plot to assasinate a powerful intelligence official during the Japanese occupation in China during World War II.

Filming will start in September and will mostly take place in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia although the locations are still not confirmed.

Finally the cast is confirmed and aside from Tang, no big surprises so far from the initial rumours.

Btw, here are some basic data about newcomer Tang Wei that was found from Chinese news reports:

Birthday: Oct 7 1979
Blood Group: A
Star Sign: Libra
Height: 172cm
Weight: 52kg
Current student of Beijing Film Academy (not sure whats the oficial English name, just did a direct translation from Chinese)
A participant of Miss World China in 2004.

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