Kongfu/dance film Jing Wu Men has invited Olympic champions to play as guest actors, newspaper Shanghai Morning Post reported on Thursday.
Four gold metal athletes (from left to right) Gao Min, Yang Yang, Pan Xiaoting and Xing Aowei are invited to play as guest actors in the film Jing Wu Men on Wednesday, January 23, 2008. (photo: sina.com.cn)
The film tells the story of a small potato Chu Dong, played by Hong Kong actor Jordan Chan, who won a dancing competition with the help of a DJ called Tina, played by Chinese actress Fan Bingbing.
Three Olympic champions, Xing Aowei of gymnastics, Yang Yang of short-track speed skating, Gao Min of diving and "Nine-Ball Queen" Pan Xiaoting of billiards were invited to train Chu Dong to beat his rival in the competition.
Xing Aowei (front) demonstrates actions at the shooting base of the film "Jing Wu Men" on Wednesday, January 23, 2008.
As a film to welcome the Beijing Olympics, Jing Wu Men is expected to be released during the Olympic Games.
The athletes and cast including Xing Aowei, Yang Yang, Pan Xiaoting, Gao Min, Fan Bingbing and Jordan Chan pose for photos at the shooting base of the film Jing Wu Men on Wednesday, January 23, 2008.
Jordan Chan (right) watches carefully the demonstrating actions at the shooting base of the film Jing Wu Men on Wednesday, January 23, 2008.
(CRI January 25, 2008)