Fan Bingbing Will Return To Star In Jessica Chastain’s ‘355’ Despite Actress’ Mysterious Disappearance Last Year

The Playlist | 4/10/2019 | Charles Barfield
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One of the more interesting, and equally troubling, stories from 2018 was the disappearance and eventual re-emergence of Chinese actress Fan Bingbing. After reports claiming the actress was being held against her will by the Chinese government after tax evasion claims, no one could locate Fan. Official reports denied knowledge of any situations, while many fans worried that perhaps the actress was kidnapped…or worse. Now, after being back in the public eye, Fan is apparently ready to move on and is scheduled to join the upcoming film “355.”

Variety is reporting that Fan Bingbing is set to join her castmates in the star-studded female-led spy thriller, “355.” Last year, it was revealed that Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, and Fan Bingbing were all cast as spies in the upcoming thriller from writer-director Simon Kinberg. The film had so much buzz that Universal and Chinese company Huayi paid tens of millions of dollars for distribution rights for the film. However, everything was thrown into question when Fan went missing.

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