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2009-01-26 19:20:09

The cast of the Chinese martial arts spectacular Soul of Shaolin offered a special Lunar New Year performance on Broadway Monday night. The performance, which celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ox, also marked the start of the show's final week in New York. The production began previews of its run Jan. 13 and opened Jan. 15. It will end its strictly limited 24-performance engagement Saturday, representatives for the show said. Featuring a cast comprised of 30 Chinese nationals who...

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2008-12-19 12:25:08

Hong Kong filmmaker Stephen Chow has dropped out of directing The Green Hornet due to creative differences, Variety.com said. Even though Chow won't be directing, he will still play the character of Kato in the movie co-written by and starring Seth Rogen, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Columbia Pictures and producer Neal Moritz are looking for a new director now and hope to start shooting the big-screen superhero flick this spring. Chow previously directed and starred in...

2008-09-19 18:00:17

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Chow, one of Asia's most popular box-office draws as the award-winning star and director of such films as Kung Fu Hustle, CJ7, and Shaolin Soccer, will direct Seth Rogen and star opposite him as Kato in Columbia Pictures' The Green Hornet, set for release June 25, 2010, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. The screenplay is by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, who will also executive...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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