29 Jul '11, 8am

Donnie Yen and Cecilia Cheung to star in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" remake

Donnie Yen and Cecilia Cheung to star in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" remake

HONGKONG: Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen will appear alongside actress Cecilia Cheung in a Hong Kong adaptation of 2005 Hollywood action thriller "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" titled "Assassin Couple", reported Hong Kong media. The New Asia Entertainment Group (AEG) announced Thursday that this adaptation will feature a completely different storyline from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith", though there are still some similarities. The film will see Yen and Cheung play a couple skilled in martial arts and gunplay who try to deal with the love-hate relationship they share at home, even as they go about their lives as professional killers. Although Yen and Cheung had both previously said they would like to take a break from film to spend time with their families, the fat pay cheque AEG waved before them had apparently changed their minds. AEG said that Yen will take home 30 million yuan (S$5.6 m...

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