ScreenSingapore to bring some red carpet glamour with international stars

The upcoming ScreenSingapore (June 5-12) will feature some world, international and Asia-Pacific premieres of prominent international films through a series of red carpet gala and preview evenings.

The opening night at Golden Village Vivocity will unveil a special presentation of the latest thriller, The Devil Inside Me, by director Zhang Qi and starring Tony Leung Ka-Fai and Kelly Lin.  Director Gordon Chan (Painted Skin), producer Abe Kwong Man-Wai (The Lost Bladesman) and stars Yan Ni, Colin Chou, Liu Yan, Zheng Shuang, Xie Nan and Bao Bei-Er will walk the red carpet to present new footage from the highly anticipated film The Mural, while director Jingle Ma (Mulan) will be attending with actress Tang Wei (Lust, Caution) to unveil the latest scenes from the Chinese action drama Speed Angel.

Japan Night features two International Premieres: the Warner Bros‟ Japan live adaptation of Ai Yazawa‟s popular manga series, Paradise Kiss, starring Keiko Kitagawa (Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift) and Osamu Mukai. Actress Aya Omasa will be in attendance to present the film, while Japanese singing sensation May‟n (May Nakabayashi) will present her latest 3D concert film May’n the Movie – Phonic Nation.

Treasure Inn
An evening of action films presents the World Premiere of the latest Hong Kong martial arts comedy, Treasure Inn, which will see award-winning actor Nick Cheung (The Stool Pigeon), Huang Yi (The Legend is Born – Ip Man), Liu Yang, as well as prolific director Wong Jing (God of Gamblers) walk the red carpet, as well as the International Premiere of French film, The Assault, with actress Mélanie Bernier and director Julien Leclercq in attendance.

Two much-anticipated summer blockbusters will be showcased on Hollywood Night: the family comedy Mr. Popper’s Penguins, starring Jim Carrey and Super 8, J.J. Abrams‟ latest science-fiction thriller, produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Ella Fanning, Amanda Michalka as well as Kyle Chandler.

A tribute to Bollywood will see superstar Shah Rukh Khan present a sneak preview of his upcoming upcoming science-fiction superhero film, Ra.One, directed by Anubhav Sinha (Cash), while Asin will walk the red carpet for the World Premiere of the remake of Ready, directed by Anees Bazmee (Singh is King), on June 9.

A night dedicated to films helmed by Singaporean filmmakers will consist of two International Premieres: Where the Road Meets the Sun, directed by award-winning Singaporean Yong Munchee and starring Fernando Noriega, Laura Ramsey and Luke Brandon Field, all of whom will be coming to Singapore for the occasion, and the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival Competition family comedy, Jesus Henry Christ, with actor Jason Spevack (Sunshine Cleaning), director and writer Dennis Lee (Fireflies in the Garden) and Singapore producer Sukee Chew in attendance.

A night dedicated to films helmed by Singaporean filmmakers will consist of two International Premieres: Where the Road Meets the Sun, directed by award-winning Singaporean Yong Munchee and starring Fernando Noriega, Laura Ramsey and Luke Brandon Field, all of whom will be coming to Singapore for the occasion, and the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival Competition family comedy, Jesus Henry Christ, with actor Jason Spevack (Sunshine Cleaning), director and writer Dennis Lee (Fireflies in the Garden) and Singapore producer Sukee Chew in attendance.

The closing night for ScreenSingapore will be dedicated to the Asia-Pacific premiere of Larry Crowne, starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks (who will be in attendace, without Julia).

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