Liu Yifei as princess for Outcast

“What will I do when i can’t learn how to act before I get too old to play generic vase characters/token asian love interests?”

Crystal Liu Yifei plays a Song dynasty princess, daughter of a deceased emperor, (she’s got Andy On as her brother) in their upcoming movie Outcast. Pay attention, though – this movie, about crusaders in ancient China, also stars Nicholas Cage and Hayden Christensen. The movie will be released in China on September 26th, and will be released in America (?) in February. It’s an English language film, but Liu Yifei is still Liu Yifei. Look below the cut for more pictures.  (more…)

Liu Yifei, Nicolas Cage star in The Outcast

(Possibly NSFW) …omg… after seeing this… I can’t…

Joining in the recent trend of Hollywood trying to cater to the Chinese masses for profit comes Outcast, starring Nicolas Cage, Liu Yifei, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), Summer Jikejunyi (of The Voice of China fame), and Andy On.  The story seems pretty blandly cliche, centering on a fight for imperial succession between two brothers and a couple of Crusaders who happen to make it into China to help save the day and restore order to what seems like a conveniently vanilla Chinese dynasty.  Since this is a Chinese-French-Canadian co-production, I guess at least the release date of this production will be more stable.  In the meantime, it would seem that there are already plans for a sequel.  

More stills below the cut.

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