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News January - June, 2017
Jun. 27th, 2017
- Star Trek: Discovery
: news articles and photos.
(1) #Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: (R to L) Sylvester Stallone, director James Gunn, Michelle, and Michael Rosenbaum on set (photo courtesy of Rosenbaum)
(2) #Star Trek: Discovery: Captain Philippa Georgiou and Michael Burnham in a transporter room
- From Jon M. Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians:
"My mom on set meeting Michelle Yeoh for the first time... they were inseparable for the next 6 hours............... No literally I tried to pull my mom away so she wouldn't tell embarrassing stories but she wouldn't budge. ..."
- Star Trek: Discovery news updates.
- Star Trek: Discovery
: release date announced.
- Photos from Singapore #Crazy Rich Asians
(1) Michelle with Harry Shum Jr., Costa Rica-born American dancer, actor, and singer who co-starred with Michelle in CTHD2
(2) (L to R) Michelle, Singaporean actress Janice Koh, Amy Cheng, and Singaporean director and performer Selena Tan
(3) with Malaysia's Calvin Wong
- Michelle is now in Singapore where the filming of Crazy Rich Asians
is currently underway. Local media reported some road closures including Connaught Drive, Ann Siang Road, Victoria Street and Bukit Pasoh Road due to filming.
- Michelle has been filming both Star Trek: Discovery and Crazy Rich Asians, traveling between Canada and Malaysia.
Also, Yuen Woo-ping's martial arts film, IP Man: Cheung Tin-chi, which will star Max Zhang, Max Bautista, Tony Jaa, and Michelle, held its opening lens ceremony in Foshan, Guangdong Province in southeastern China on June 1st. Well Go USA will release the film in North America and the UK in 2018.
- Recent airport sightings -
(1) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, May 11   (2) Hong Kong International Airport, May 8
- Open casting call for extras for shooting of Crazy Rich Asians
- This video
was originally posted by Constance Wu, Michelle's co-star in Crazy Rich Asians
- Some older photos - with friends in Hong Kong, March 1:
(photos courtesy: Ming Sun Wan)
- Photoshoot for SafeSteps:
- Michelle's Aleta Ogord in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
is not blonde-haired as in Marvel comic books.
- Some off-set photos from Crazy Rich Asians
(1) Michelle with director Jon M. Chu   (2-4) Michelle and Henry Golding, they play mother & son in the film
- Photo: Michelle, Jean Todt, and Toto Wolff of Mercedes at Tour Auto, Paris.
- Crazy Rich Asians updates.
- New film page: Crazy Rich Asians
. Production will start next week in Malaysia.
- Michelle makes a cameo appearance in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
- near end of the film and in one of the post-credits scenes.
The Wrap: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2': Huge Cameos Confirmed, Cool Characters Unveiled
Screenrant: Kevin Feige Confirms Original Guardians of the Galaxy Roster
"... Michelle Yeoh who I'm an enormous fan of from - I'm a big fan of '90s Hong Kong films. She's a very wonderful person. She is Aleta Ogord
who is the other Starhawk, the female Starhawk,"
said James Gunn, director and scripwriter of the superhero film which is scheduled to be released in the U.S. on May 5th.
[Spoiler warning] "Towards the end of the sequel to the 2014 hit just before the credits roll, new ravagers Charlie-27 (played by Ving Rhames) and Aleta Ogord (Michelle Yeoh) make their debut.
"We won't get into why they appear because that is an even bigger spoiler, however, they meet up with Stakar (a.k.a. Starhawk), played by Sylvester Stallone, and two other alien characters: Krugar and Mainframe. The five characters then vow to get back together.   (The Wrap)
- Photo from Toronto (L to R): Jason Issacs (USS Discovery Captain Lorca), Michelle Yeoh (USS Shenzhou Captain Georgiu), Chris Obi (Klingon T'Kuvma), Sonequa Martin-Green (USS Discovery Lieutenant Commander Rainsford) and her husband Kenric Martin-Green, Doug Jones (USS Discovery Science Officer Saru), James Frain (Spock's father Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Klingon Commanding Officer Kol)
Also some leaked set photos in Star Trek: Discovery.
- Michelle arrived in Toronto yesterday. She will continue filming Star Trek: Discovery.
Photo at left: Michelle in Paris ealier this week.   ("Kennypdx" photo)
- Another one of Michelle's upcoming projects was revealed today at the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART). Michelle will star in Ip Man: Cheung Tin-chi, a martial arts film to be directed by Yuen Woo-ping. Chinese actor and martial artist Max Zhang will reprise his role of Cheung Tin-chi, a spin-off charactor from Ip Man 3.
Left: a teaser poster of Cheung Tin-chi at HK FILMART. Director: Yuen Woo-ping. Producer: Raymond Wong. Starring: Max Zhang, Michelle Yeoh, Tony Jaa, Dave Bautista. Pegasus Motion Pictures (Hong Kong).
- Michelle and Jean Todt meeting with Pope Francis in Vatican City, February 25th.
- In Istanbul, Turkey, February 17th.
(1) (front L to R) Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin, Michelle, Jean Todt, Istanbul's Mayor Kadir Topbas
support against terrorism
(photos from "TC Istanbul", "Istanbulbld", "HaberTurk", "VatandanHaber", "XMalenfer", "Sozcu" and "FIA")
- In freezing Toronto for the filming of Star Trek: Discovery
- Happy Chinese New Year
! The Year of the Rooster
begins on Saturday, January 28th.
- Ne Zha: East Ocean Odyssey
: more new images.
- From Malaysia --
(1) dining at Burger & Lobster Malaysia in Genting Highlands ("Burger & Lobster Malaysia" photo)
(2) at Kuala Lumpur Airport
- Michelle has left Toronto and headed back to Malaysia. She will be one of the judges for Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017 taking place in Resorts World Genting Malaysia this coming Sunday.
(1) "Resorts World Genting" image   (2) Michelle in Toronto ealier this week
- The filming of Star Trek: Discovery
starts this month in Pinewood Studios Toronto, Canada.
(1) cool welcome plate ;-)   (2) London airport, Jan 5
Jan. 3rd, 2017
- Happy 2017 Everyone!
I'm back from my vacation ;-).
- Our beautiful lady spent the Christmas holiday in her home country Malaysia and then celebrated New Year on a beach in Bali, Indonesia.
(1) Bali, Indonesia   (2) Michelle in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec 2016
(3) Michelle as Yin Rong in the upcoming "Ne Zha"
- Michelle will be one of the judges for Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017, to be held on January 15th at the Arena of Stars in Genting Highlands, Malaysia.
- New page opened: Star Trek: Discovery
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