Chinese actress Gong Li is set to star in movie “Shanghai” alongside Hollywood star John Cusack.
The story background is set in the turbulent era of Shanghai (pre-World War II); there are 2 versions about the plot, not sure which is the official one…
1. Cusack is starring as a journalist who visited Shanghai to find his missing friend and caught in a mobster war; while Gong Li plays as a mysterious lady who is a key figure in all the chaos.
2. Cusack a special agent sent by US to Shanghai to fight against the Japanese. Gong Li is a gangster boss and helps Cusack with the cause.
The movie is scheduled to start filming in February 2008.
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