Edison Chen (陳冠希) is to make his showbiz comeback in a movie starring opposite Shu Qi (舒淇), Lianhe Wanbao, a Singapore newspaper, reported today.
It reported that the movie is a collaboration between a Singapore company and an independent American production house.
Lianhe Wanbao reported that $13.8 million has already been secured for the film's budget, and filming will take place in Singapore and Chicago.
Edison will play an American student who, while working in Singapore, meets a woman played by Shu Qi.
Edison's agent has disclosed that the actor is going to start shooting this summer, according to China Daily, citing news agencies.
Edison quit Hong Kong entertainment last month, after being caught in a sex photos scandal.