March 16, 2009
Chow Yun-Fat to play Confucius in film
Chow Yun-Fat has been cast as the famous philosopher Confucius in a new film financed by the Chinese government, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported.
The bio-picture about the oft-quoted Confucius, who lived in about 500 B.C., is slated to begin shooting in three weeks. A release date has not been announced, the British broadcaster said.Chow Yun-Fat's film credits include
A Better Tomorrow,
Anna and the King,
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragonand
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.The Hong Kong-born actor will soon be seen in the movie