Asian Bond Girl and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" lead Michelle Yeoh will soon star in a romantic kung fu thriller to start shooting in Shanghai on Oct. 30 with writer-director Su Chaopin ("Silk"), producer Terence Chang of Lion Rock Prods. told The Hollywood Reporter.
A $12 million co-production with Beijing Galloping Horse Prods., Media Asia of Hong Kong and two publicly traded Taiwan media companies, the tentatively titled "Jianyu Jianghu" can be described, Chang said, as " ‘Face/Off’ meets ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ set in the Ming Dynasty."
So she’s the Asian Angelina Jolie?
"Jianyu Jianghu" is set to be completed for a late-summer 2010 release.