Chinese producer: I’m so excited for Bale’s Oscar win
China Radio International (CRI) talked to Zhang Weiping, producer of Zhang Yimou’s new film “Nanjing Heroes” on Feb. 28, 2011, after the news of Christian Bale, male lead of Zhang’s film, won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Christian Bale won Best Supporting Actor for the portrayal of a problematic boxing brother in “The Fighter” on Oscar night, Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Hollywood.
He is currently starring in Zhang Yimou’s film, “Nanjing Heroes”(“Jinling Shi San Chai”)as lead actor. We dialed the phone number of Zhang Weiping, the producer of the film, and got a one-on-one interview with him.
CRIonline: How do you feel when you hear of Christian Bale’s success during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards? Did you predict right? And in your opinion, what is his biggest advantage to be the winner?