Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee was in Taipei last week casting his new film Lust, Caution scheduled to start shooting in September.
Film director Ang Lee in Taipei on January 19, 2006. AP photo from Yahoo News.
According to his younger brother Lee Kang, the elder Ang met with Zhang Ziyi and Zhou Xun, who won the best actress title at the last Hong Kong Film Awards.
Based on a novel by late author Eileen Chang, Lust, Caution, the film is set in Shanghai during World War II.
Lee will shoot the film in Taipei and Hong Kong.