My Lucky Star

Original Title: 非常幸运
Directed by: Dennie Gordon
Written by: Amy Snow, Chris Chow, Huang Hai, Meng Yao
Cinematography: Armando Salas
Music by: Nathan Wang
Country: China
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Duration: 114 min
Release Dates: 17 September 2013 (China), 20 September 2013 (USA)
Filming Dates: July 2012 – 15 October 2012
Filming Locations: China (Beijing), Singapore, Macao, Hong Kong

Melding elements of romantic comedy, James Bond-style action and Pink Panther-like capers, My Lucky Star tells the story of lovelorn Sophie, who winds up in the midst of an international diamond heist, while falling in love with a dashing, heroic spy named David. Stuck in a dull job as a travel agent in Beijing, Sophie whiles away her time daydreaming and drawing cartoons of imaginary adventures starring a handsome hero or hanging out with friends Lily and Lucy. Her luck suddenly changes when she wins an all-expenses paid trip to a luxurious hotel in Singapore. Ditched by Lily and Lucy at the last minute, Sophie decides to go to Singapore on her own, where she runs into David, the living embodiment of her illustrated dream man. An American secret agent, David is at the hotel to retrieve the stolen Lucky Star diamond. The valuable gem has the potential to fuel a major atomic weapon, capable of destroying the world. David must retrieve the diamond from the evildoers in order to save the world.


Zhang Ziyi

Wang Leehom

Yao Chen

Ruby Lin

Jack Kao


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• When asked about her expectations for the film, Ziyi enthused, “I am confident that it would be accepted by many, as it’s a romance that crosses different cultures and worlds. It’s going to be an adventure of a lifetime.” —Yahoo Malaysia
• When the project was first announced during summer 2012, Ziyi was rumored to direct a part of the movie.
• Talking about reasons for choosing to cooperate with Leehom Wang, Zhang said it was her responsibility as Zhang’s female best friends cannot resist the Wang’s charms and glamour. —CriEnglish
• Producer and female lead Zhang Ziyi gave Gordon tremendous support. “Very few directors in the US get final cut, I have final cut here. Actually, Ziyi has final cut, but she happens to love my edition.” —The Star Online
• About starring in the film, Ziyi said: “In my whole career I never dreamed I could be in such a movie. I always wanted to be in a movie that would star Anne Hathaway and Julia Roberts, I just never had the chance.”

Awards and Nominations
Ceremony Category Recipient Result
2014 Worsdou Awards Worst Film Nominated
Worst Actor Wang Leehom Nominated
Worst Actress Zhang Ziyi Nominated