BEIJING – Chinese language actress Fan Bingbing, whose profession has been on ice since 2018 attributable to a tax-evasion scandal, could also be making a comeback.
In a photograph posted on Weibo on Tuesday (Nov 22) by Chinese language director Li Yu, the 2 are seen posing cheek to cheek with the caption: “Somewhat drink, outdated good friend.”
This sparked hypothesis that they’re making a film collectively.
Li, 47, had directed Fan, 40, in a variety of award-winning motion pictures, together with Misplaced In Beijing (2007), Buddha Mountain (2011) and Double Xposure (2012).
Within the feedback part, a netizen posed the query as an equation: “Somewhat drink + Outdated good friend = New film”, to which Li replied with an emphatic “sure”.
Fan, who was one among China’s high actresses with international identify recognition earlier than being embroiled within the scandal, has been maintaining a low profile since paying a 883 million yuan (S$189 million) positive for evading taxes in 2018.
She not solely misplaced jobs and profitable endorsements, she additionally broke up together with her then-fiance, actor Li Chen, to keep away from implicating him.