The Wayne Wang directed, Li Bingbing, Gianna Jun Ji-Hyun, Hugh Jackman starred Hollywood film SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN has been scheduled for a July 15 North American release. Yesterday the film's international edition poster was unveiled. Although Hugh Jackman was quite a draw and his character was very important, Li Bingbing appeared alone on the poster in a red wedding costume and elegant accessories as she raised a fan to her lips mysteriously. SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN wrapped last year in Shanghai, Li Bingbing and Jun Ji-Hyun's school uniform looks have been released as well. In the film they each played two characters, their costumes were only released last week. The international version poster did not have Hugh Jackman or Jun Ji-Hyun, leaving only half of Li Bingbing's half.
Li Bingbing in DETECTIVE DEE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE PHANTOM FLAME (DIK YUN KIT ji TUNG TIN DAI GOK) had 15 costumes and broke all costume film records. In SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN, because she had to play the character from age 17 to 40 something Li Bingbing went from the original seven costumes to three more at the director's requests. This film was rumored to be a lesbian film, which director Wayne Wang denied.