Han Geng Would Rather Be an X-Man than a Transformer?

After almost a year without any new music releases, Han Geng is finally back with a summer single X-Man. Despite his lack of new music releases, Han Geng’s been very busy this year. He starred in Zhao Wei‘s directorial debut film So Young and grabbed a bunch of music awards for his single Clown Mask. Now it looks like he’ll be joining Li Bingbing on Transformers 4.

He’s one of Asia’s top stars in the worlds of music, television and movies and has become one of the most influential entertainers in China. Now he’ll also be known for Transformers 4. Welcome Han Geng to the cast of Transformers 4. – Michael Bay

Han Geng’s role in the film has yet to be announced – whether he’s been given a Fan Bingbing-esque role is yet to be known. On a positive note, his new Huayi rom-com Former Raiders (前任攻略) has finally began filming.

I know the title is misleading, but I couldn’t help it. (more…)

You could be an extra in Transformers 4. Enthusiasm!

This guy? He might be the next big thing. And you? Well… you might be in the background, flailing in despair, as giant alien robots destroy your livelihood and all that you hold dear.

While China’s next batch of action stars might be taking a more novel approach to potential superstardom, a much less glamorous, much less well-paid route awaits cfensi‘s American readers!

Slated to be a joint US-China co-production, the team for the upcoming Transformers 4 movie is looking for a whole bunch of Chinese adults (18+) for non-speaking roles over in its stateside filming. Sure, extras are usually uncredited, underappreciated, minimum wage earners. But an impressive performance can go a long way in launching a career in acting. (more…)

Li Bingbing joins cast of Transformers 4

Li Bingbing continues her foray into Hollywood.
Li Bingbing continues her foray into Hollywood.

Li Bingbing will have an acting role in Transformers 4 according to a statement released by director Michael Bay:

“I am excited to have Li Bingbing join our cast and to be shooting portions of the movie in her native China. I have always aspired to work with the best actors and this cast is especially exciting now with the addition of Li.”

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