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Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre News

Apr. 23rd
- Hollywood Reporter: 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Prequel to Film in New Zealand

Both "Hollywood Reporter" and "Variety" said the film is going to be a prequel, yet "Hollywood Reporter" (and some other sources) claimed the screenplay is based on "Iron Knight, Silver Vase" (the 5th book in the Crane-Iron Pentalogy) which is a story happened AFTER the story in the original film...

- Michelle has been in her home country Malaysia lately.

Apr. 22nd
- Michelle will be a speaker at the 2014 Decade of Action Policy & Donor Forum (May 5-7) in Melbourne, Australia.   (Agenda)

- CineFestAsia, presented by Erie Asian Pacific American Association in association with the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania, will be screening The Lady on Saturday, May 10th at Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA. (information)

Apr. 20th
- Variety: 'Crouching Tiger' Sequel to Shoot in New Zealand, China

"Much of the principal photography will take place at Auckland Film Studios in New Zealand, with some two weeks shoot in China."

"Producers had given serious consideration to filming at the new Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia studios, but the studios are occupied until the end of the year by the TWC-produced 'Marco Polo' TV series for Netflix."

Apr. 19th
- New Zealand Herald: Crouching Tiger sequel to be filmed in NZ

Much of the filming will be shot in Auckland Film Studios in Henderson, West Auckland, and the rest in China. The film is co-produced by the Weinstein Company with newly founded Auckland-based Iron Knight Productions.

Apr. 15th
- Video: Michelle supporting the Maio Amarelo (Yellow May) campaign, an international movement based in Brazil to raise awareness and combat traffic crashes and fatalities.
Maio Amarelo: Depoimento - Michelle Yeoh   (00:13)   (YouTube link)

Apr. 13th
- Michelle and Jean Todt attended the 2014 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Marrakech, Morocco, Sunday April 13th.

Michelle and Jean Todt at WTCC, Circuit Moulay El Hassan, Morocco

(1) Michelle, Jean Todt with Jalil Nekmouche, president of the FRMSA (La Federation Royale Marocaine des Sports Automobiles),
Mohamed Ouzzine, Minister of Youth and Sports of Morocco, Abdeslem Bekrate, General Secretary of Wilaya Province,
Abderrahman Zahid, President of Marrakech Grand Prix and Ménara Holding
(photos from "LE 360", "FIA WTCC", "Motorsport" and "Citroen Racing")

- Final Recipe was screened during MSPIFF 2014 (April 3-19), Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.

Apr. 11th
- UN video: UN General Assembly: plenary meeting on global road safety, April 10   (01:47:40)

Michelle's speech is from 00:10:58 to 00:18:45. Michelle gave a report on Malaysia's road safety program. She also said we can do more on protecting children's rights to safe roads, and she called for a Decade of Action for Road Safety.

- Reports:
Make Roads Safe: UN road safety debate hears call for post-2015 action
UN: Traffic Accidents Take Toll on Social, Economic Progress, General Assembly Agrees, Adopting Resolution Improving Road Safety

(1) Global Road Safety Ambassador Michelle Yeoh at UN General Assembly Plenary
(2) Michelle with Sultanate of Oman's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN
Mr Al-Hajri and members of the Mission of Oman, April 10
("FIA Foundation" photos)

Apr. 10th
- Photos: Michelle, Global Ambassador for Road Safety, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, April 10th.

(1-2) addressing the UN General Assembly
(3) Michelle with other Road Safety champions at UN, left: Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

(2) Michelle chatting with Lord Robertson, chairman of the Commission for Global Road Safety
in the UN General Assembly Hall before the road safety discussion

(1) Michelle giving speech at UN
(2) (L to R) Etienne Krug, Director of Violence and Injury Prevention at WHO, Saul Billingsley,
Director General of the FIA Foundation, Michelle and Lord Robertson

(photos from "FIA Foundation", "Make Roads Safe", "Arge", "Saul Billingsley", "Dinhzarr", and "Decade of Action")

Apr. 9th
- Photos: Michelle during the opening panel of the 19th UNRSC meeting, United Nations, New York City, April 8th.

H.E. Mr Florencio Randazzo, Minister of Transport from Argentina gives
the keynote address at the opening of the 19th UNRSC meeting in New York

from left: FIA president Jean Todt. Global Road Safety Ambassador Michelle Yeoh,
H.E. Mr Florencio Randazzo, Minister of Transport from Argentina, Dr Etienne Krug,
Director of WHO's Violence and Injury Prevention, Hugo Leal, Federal Deputy of Brazil, ...
(photos from "Decade of Action for Road Safety", "Seguridad Vial", "Youth for Road Aafety", "IRF" and "Adnan Hyder")

Apr. 8th
- Michelle is in New York City, attending the 19th United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) Meeting (April 8 - 10) at the United Nations.

- Final Recipe updates: tickets link for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. And more international sales.

Apr. 6th
- Photos: Michelle and Jean Todt attending the Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir, Bahrain, April 6th.

(1-2) Michelle and Jean Todt on the grid, Formula One World Championship
(3) Michelle, Jean Todt, and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa (middle) during a reception ahead of the Grand Prix in Manama

(photos from "F1 Grandprix", "Motorsport", "Sutton", "Getty", "Abaca" and "F1 GP")

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