“Slam Dunk” started filming

The cast and crew of “Slam Dunk” attended a function in Shanghai to announce the start of filming the movie.

Slam Dunk the movie started filming

Adapted from popular Japanese manga, Slam Dunk stars Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, Hong Kong idol Charlene Choi, and others like Jacky Wu, Eric Tsang and Berlin Chen etc.

Slam Dunk the manga (manga = Japanese comic) is one of the all time best selling manga in Japan, and arguably the most popular manga ever in Asia region as well.

This is the first ever live action movie adaptation of the manga, so it’s highly anticipated by the manga fans.


Jay Chou to direct his own movie

According to actor Anthony Wong, Taiwan superstar Jay Chou will be directing his own movie next year.

Jay will be starring in the movie as well, with Anthony playing as his father. Both stars had previously worked in Jay’s debut movie “Initial D,” where Anthony played as Jay’s father as well.

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