On October 27th, Ziyi was in Shanghai to attend the opening of a Dior flagship store.
Author: Mr. Chang
Wang Feng and Ziyi simultaneously announced their divorce on Weibo today.
南華早報 (South China Morning Post), the Hong Kong-based newspaper, published an article in English about it.
Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi has announced she is splitting with her husband of eight years, musician Wang Feng, with whom she has two children. On October 23, Zhang and Wang posted the same message on Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter: “Having experienced eight years of marriage together, and after extensive consideration and discussion, we have decided to get a divorce.”The statement goes on to say that no blame is attached to either party and their separation does not mean that either failed or betrayed the other; and nor will it affect their love for their children. This is a decision between two adults. We hope to gain your understanding and support,” it adds.
Although Zhang and Wang have decided to divorce, they write in the shared statement that they will continue to co-parent their eight-year-old daughter and three-year-old son “as a family unit”.
Their statement on Weibo adds that neither of them will say anything more about their divorce.
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.