Actress Zhou Xun to Join Hands with Tom Hanks in 'Cloud Atlas'

2011-09-13 11:24:55        Chinese Films

Actress Zhou Xun [Photo: xinhuanet.com]

Award-winning actress Zhou Xun will join the cast of the Hollywood epic science-fiction blockbuster, "Cloud Atlas," according to a statement from the head of Zhou Xun's studio.

The movie is based on Britain novelist David Mitchell's long novel of the same name. "Run Rola, Run"and "Perfume" director Tom Twyker and "The Matrix" directors The Wachowski Brothers will co direct the movie.

The star-studded cast members include Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon and Hugo Weaving.

"Cloud Atlas" is already shaping up to be the most anticipated movie of 2012.

Zhou Xun won her reputation after the successes of her movie, "Perhaps Love" and "The Message." This year, she has three movies scheduled for release: "The Great Magician," "Painted Skin 2" and "Flying Swards of Dragon Gate 3D." "Cloud Atlas" will be her first foray into Hollywood productions.

By Chen Nan

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