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Gong Li in Believe it or not?

PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 5:57 am
by FavaBeans
According to an unidentified source, Chinese actress Gong Li is in an unknown stage of joining Believe It or Not, a biopic of Robert Ripley, by director Tim Burton.

Jim Carrey is currently in talks to star as Robert Ripley. The film is under pre-production and is expected to be finished in 2007.

Chinese rising actress Zhang Ziyi was originally invited to lead the film, but was finally replaced by Gong Li, as the director said Gong is more suitable for the role in the film.

Gong Li has just finished the filming of Michael Mann's crime drama "Miami Vice", co-starring Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx.

Believe It or Not picks up with Ripley at the time when he gained celebrity status through a "Believe it or Not" column that chronicled his search for the greatest oddities in the world.

Along the way, he starts to respect his unusual human discoveries as more than mere conquests to be documented.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 5:01 pm
by mav
Thanks for the info!

PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 5:58 pm
by Clemmy
Interesting. Tks.

PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 8:50 pm
by KC8t80
sounds good. thanxs for sharing.

PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 8:53 pm
by KC8t80

PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 4:28 pm
by jimliker
she looks beautiful.

PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:17 am
by g6471
I hope so. The woman is Gorgeous!!!!!

PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:47 am
by grinchy steve
Her again? She's in everything these days. But not bad news indeed.

PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:11 pm
by 123Dan123
Shes a pretty good actress. Definitely hot! :lol:

PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:50 pm
by g6471
I'm working on Ripley's Believe it or Not with Tim Burton," Carrey told press."

Ripley was know for his many bizarre discoveries, so we asked what other crazy things we might see. "Crazy things?" Carrey questioned with a laugh and his trademark toothy grin. "Yeah, it's such an incredible world to open up. He was such a champion of the underdog [and] people who were a little bit different and freakish... He was about celebrating life. He was about proving its special-ness."

Number 23 director Joel Schumacher chimed in with his thoughts on Robert Ripley: "He was very glamorous and a great womanizer... Jim showed me a lot of photos of him. He had the most beautiful Chinese girlfriends I've ever seen in my life. They all looked like Gong Li. (Laughs) A beautful dresser, a snappy dresser."

PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:53 pm
by fluffy
lol..i guess it depends on her schedule now..............after the delay she might have to be re-cast

fluffy :lol:

It's interesting that he...

PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:04 pm
by Canadian Jayne
had a boat(or boats) but never learned to swim.

I think Oedekirk will do well with this since...

PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:09 pm
by Canadian Jayne
he did Bruce Almighty, I watched it last night and I
think Oedekirk did a pretty good jobf!
Lots of laughing!

PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:21 am
by g6471
Pic Of Gong Li. JC is a lucky guy ... 954995.jpg