Up-and-coming director Zhao Linshan’s latest historical romance film, “Bronze Sparrow Terrace” (“铜雀台“), kicked off its shooting schedule yesterday in Zhuozhou Studio, Hebei province.
Actress Crystal Liu made a presentation at the press conference along with the director, xinhuanet.com reports.
The movie revolves around a love story between Tsao Tsao, portrayed by Hong Kong mega star Chow Yun-fat, and a girl named Lingju played by Crystal Liu.
Previous reports indicated that the leading female character would be played by South Korean singer and actress Yoon Eun-hye, but to everyone’s surprise, Liu appeared at the press conference to announce she would join hands with Chow for the film.
The cast members also include Japanese actor Hiroshi Tamaki and Taiwanese actor Alec Su.
The movie is scheduled to be released on October 2012.