The original film starred Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney and Rupert Everett and grossed over $300 million (GBP187.5 million) worldwide.

The remake will feature Shu Qi, Feng Shaofeng, Song Qian and Ye Qing and will centre on two journalists who grow up as friends, but then realise they have deep feelings for one another when one becomes engaged.

The project will begin filming this summer (15) in London, Italy and Beijing, and will be directed and produced by Alexi Tan.

The project is slated to hit theatres in China on Valentine's Day (14Feb16), according to Variety.com.