NBA shooting new “Amazing” film

Thursday, August 26, 2010
By Julie Wiegan

Amazing, a basketball-themed movie about young people achieving their dreams through hard work, features top Asian actors and NBA stars, including Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets and Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic.

The fim, which is produced by Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), started shooting on August 17 and will continue shooting in Beijing, Shanghai, and New York through November.

Amazing will also star Huang Xiaoming, one of the top movie and television actors in China, Kim A Joong, a well-known South Korean actress and the most featured model in advertisements in Asia, and Ugly Betty star Eric Mabius. The film is directed by Hu Xuehua, who won the Kennedy Center Honors for The Legend of Lan Ling.

Amazing is due out in the summer of 2011.

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