Chinese actress Crystal Liu
Yifei (L) and her mother
The mother of actress Crystal Liu Yifei may appear in the action
fantasy, The Forbidden Kingdom, the Southern Metropolitan
News reported on Wednesday.
The report said the mother, Liu Xiaoli is a former star, who has
auditioned for the role of Queen Mother of The West, a powerful
goddess in traditional Chinese legends.
It has not been confirmed if she received the part.
A sister of another lead actress in the film was also offered the
role of a goddess. Li Xue, the sister of actress Li Bingbing
refused to play the role of Chang'e in the movie, the report
With two of the most famous Chinese Kungfu masters Jackie Chan
and Jet Li in the cast, public attention in the picture has been
high since shooting began.
The film, which is due for release next year, is the first time
Jackie Chan and Jet Li have appeared together.
Chinese actress Li Bingbing
(R) and her sister Li Xue
(CRI.cn July 12, 2007)