Hugh Jackman will do a cameo in Wayne Wang’s “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” reports Reuters.
Based on the novel by Lisa See, the story is set in 19th century remote China and revolves around the lifelong friendship of Lily and Snow Flower and their imprisonment by rigid cultural rules.
Li Bingbing (“The Forbidden Kingdom”) has replaced Zhang Ziyi in the female lead while Jeon Ji-Hyun also stars. Wendi Murdoch and Florence Sloan are producing.
Filming kicks off at the Hengdian film studio in Shanghai today with Jackman to join the production later this month.