Taiwan actress Shu Qi will star with Taiwan borned Japanese Takeshi Kaneshiro in their latest Chinese movie “Shang Cheng” (??), directed by Hong Kong director Andrew Lau Wai Keong.

Shu Qi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Leung and Xu JingLei

Also starring in the movie are one of Hong Kong best actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai and China acclaimed actress/director Xu JingLei.

It’s almost a dream cast that everyone will like to see in a movie, handsome and pretties, and lots of good acting to sparkle the chemistry between the actors and actresses.

Shu Qi and Takeshi Kaneshiro will star as a couple while Xu JingLei will be Tony Leung’s wife. The movie will revolves around conspiracy, love, hate and revenge.

It’s said that the the movie will focus on the leading ladies rather than the guys, something new for director Andrew Lau who is famous for directing movies in a macho perspective.

Shu Qi and Takeshi KaneshiroTony Leung Chiu Wai and Xu Jing Lei

The cast held a press conference last weekend announcing the making of the movie. Shu Qi said that she felt her heart pumping like a teenage girl when knowing that she will act alongside heartthrob Takeshi Kaneshiro.

Takeshi was happy to star with sexy Shu Qi as well, both joked that they will beg the director for more steamy roles during the filming.

[images courtesy of smg.cn]

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