Fit Lover a Hit at the Chinese Box Office

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Karena Lam: How could I still have been outshined despite having 12x as much screentime as everyone else? It's back to being under appreciated.

This movie (also known as Call for Love 2) raked in more than its predecessor, Call for Love and signaled the first week of the wave of holiday-friendly movies. There were no actual numbers but according to reports, theaters were 80% full, and some were even sold-out. Also according to reporters, it seemed to be doing better than Desires of the Heart. I really wish there were actual numbers because it’d be interesting to see how these two romanace comedies stacked up against the other two new releases, guy-friendly Beast Stalker/Witness and The Underdog Knight. I predict the action flicks win because there are more men in China. :P

Inside sources say that a script for Call for Love 3 is already in the works.

Also, guess which character audiences liked the most in Fit Lover, according to Sina? I’ll give you a hint…it wasn’t Karena…so which one of the twelve guys?

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Does Fan Bingbing look like Ugly Wudi?

After the film stills were released of her character in Desires of the Heart, that’s what people are saying. When I made my first post on this site about the series Ugly Wudi, I didn’t know it would be this popular, where it’s being referenced all the time now, even as a critique for FBB’s appearance. Fan Bingbing’s getting quite a lot of bad press lately. Pictures were recently brought up again of her looking cozy with influential people in the business, and for being nominated as an official to the Chinese Western Media Group (people thought she didn’t deserve it).

Before and After:

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