Rush Hour 3 premiere in Hollywood

“Rush Hour 3” made its premiere on July 30 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Director Brett Ratner and the main cast of Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Zhang Jingchu, Hiroyuki Sanada and Youki Kudoh have attended the event.

Jackie Chan…

Jackie Chan at Rush Hour 3 premiere

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Nanako Matsushima is pregnant

Japanese actress Nanako MatsushimaJapanese actress Nanako Matsushima is pregnant; she is expected to give birth to her 2nd child in December.

Japanese magazines have earlier speculated about her pregnancy, but she and her husband, actor Takashi Sorimachi, have not confirmed about the rumours back then. The celebrity couple however decided to announce to the public on July 31 about Nanako’s pregnancy.

Congrats about the pregnancy, have a healthy baby soon.

The end for Ayumi Hamasaki and Tomoya Nagase

Japanese stars Ayumi Hamasaki and Tomoya Nagase have officially split. Ayumi announced the news on her personal website, while both artists’ agencies have confirmed the news as well.

Japanese artist Tomoya NagaseJapanese artist Ayumi Hamasaki

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Matsushima Nanako in jobless crisis?

Some recent reports suggested that Japanese actress Matsushima Nanako is in a jobless crisis.

Japanese actress Nanako Matsushima

Nanako was once the most popular Japanese actress before going into pregnancy hiatus. Her popularity dropped rapidly since then… and her drama’s ratings since her comeback were very disappointing by her standard.

Another problem is that despite her fading popularity, Nanako is one of the highest paid Japanese actresses… unless she is willing to cut her pay, she will face tough challenge to attract producers for her next drama or movie.

It’s a pity if Nanako is ‘forced’ to retire this way, she is an excellent actress.

Namie Amuro releasing new album

Japanese star Namie Amuro is releasing her new album “Play” on June 27 in Japan and Korea; this is one of the super cool promotional posters…

Namie Amuro Play album

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