Zhang Ziyi Will Cast in The Seven Samurai New Movie

At 27 years, Asian actress Zhang Ziyi is a star in the true sense, managed to attract attention (both by their beauty, especially talent) leading directors of Chinese movie industry (Wong Kar Wai, Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee) and American (Rob Marshall), and recently making him the honor of being one of the members of the Jury International Movie Festival in Cannes.

The Seven Samurai new movie is on her list but what has courted the actress busy agenda for the next period? Well, it's three films (in English) for the Weinstein Co. production studios, among whom was a remake of the famous The Seven Samurai, of the master Akira Kurosawa. In this movie she will play a young girl, wanting to escape the threat of bandits. Hypostasis will be approximately the same in the second film, inspired by Chinese folklore, in which Hua Mulan dresses in a boy to fight in place of her father who is old and sick (and even if the subject will remember the name of production drawings animated in 1998, Walt Disney Pictures brand, it's the same story there). Regarding the third project, no information regarding it has not been disclosed yet.

All this are rumors at this time about this movie is that, even if it's status is in development and release date was moved from 2011 to 2014, new movie have a director and Scott Mann. Maybe you know him from movies like The Tournament or Tug of War and as we see in his upcoming movies projects The Seven Samurai will be a priority as director. Until 2014 he has other projects like Saint Mary's (2011) or Black Money (2013) as producer. The screenplay will be written by John Fusco (The Forbidden Kingdom, Hidalgo)