Ziyi Zhang Is Waiting

Ziyi Zhang is in talks to star in “Waiting,” a film version of Ha Jin’s National Book Award-winning novel that is finally getting underway after six years of delays reports Variety.

The story is about a doctor in China’s Revolutionary Army, trapped in an arranged marriage, who falls in love with a nurse. Peter Chan (“Perhaps Love”) has adapted the novel and is set to direct.

Originally Chow Yun-fat was in talks to star, but now producers are wooing a newer generation of stars, including Zhang and Takeshi Kaneshiro.