Ziyi is the cover of the October’s issue of Elle China, the 35th anniversary edition.
After more than a year of filming, Chen Kaige’s new epic war film The Great War finally wrapped filming. For the occasion, posters of the massive cast were released in and out character on Chinese social medias. We’ve also updated a few screencaptures of the clip made for the occasion.
After being a spokesperson for Mercedes Benz and Honda Accord, in 2008 and 2018 respectively, Ziyi recently signed to become the ambassador of Lincoln Corsair in China. They actually came up with an amazing concept, recreating scenes from Ziyi’s most iconic films Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Grandmaster. The result is quite impressive.
On June 10th, Ziyi attended the event Her Film Era Forum: Life Without Limits co-presented by Shanghai International Film Festival and Dior at the newly renovated Shengli Cinema in Shanghai with Hong Kong director Peter Chan. The actress accepted the Dior Female Filmmaker of the Year award.
The same day, Ziyi and Peter Chan then traveled to Suzhou to attend the 2023 Weibo Movie Awards, where they appeared together on the red carpet. They both shared some details about their upcoming collaboration, tentatively titled Murder of the Husband or The Murderer. Peter Chan told the interviewer that he’s been hoping to work with Ziyi for about 20 years. Afterwards, Ziyi and Shen Teng won Influential Filmmaker of the Year.
As stated by Peter Chan that day, the filming Murder of the Husband has not started yet, but it’s likely to start in Shanghai in the coming months.
Yesterday, Ziyi attended a promotional event for Xiaoxian Dun in Beijing. Fellow spokespersons Chen Shu and Karry Wang were also present.
Tomorrow, Ziyi is scheduled to join a plethora of Chinese celebrities at the 18th and 19th Huabiao Film Awards in Beijing. Stay tuned.
On April 21st, Ziyi joined the cast and crew of The Great War to promote the film at the opening ceremony of the 13th Beijing International Film festival. Once again, she was effortlessly stunning. A poster of Ziyi’s character Tang Sheng was also released, along with a new theatrical trailer, without any trace of Ziyi at all.
The next day, Ziyi attended the press conference of this year’s Aranya Theater Festival, of which she is one the the artistic directors.
While in Paris back in February, Ziyi accepted a photoshoot by the fashion photographer Javier Biosca for the Chinese edition of Harper’s Bazaar. The sublime cover and photos were finally released today.
You can also enjoy this gorgeous short film made to promote the magazine.