Several Chinese newspapers report that Hong Kong master director Johnnie To's next project is working-titled Hu Die Fei (The Butterfly Flies), a romance story with some supernatural element. Penned by famed screenwriter Ivy Ho (July Rhapsody, Comrades: Almost a Love Story), it is about a young women reuniting with the spirit of her boyfriend died in an accident. Mainland Chinese actress Li Bingbing (A World without Thieves, Purple Butterfly, Seventeen Years) is cast to play the young woman and Taiwanese singer and TV soap star Vic Chou is set to make his film debut as the dead boyfriend. Shooting will begin in August. To's most recent released film is Election 2. He has two projects currently in post-production - Cultured Bird, story about a pickpocket, and Exiled, a follow-up to The Mission. He is also preparing to make a three-piece jigsaw thriller with fellow directors Tsui Hark and Ringo Lam.