Lin Chi-ling to Co-host Golden Horse Awards

Chinese super model turned actress Lin Chi-ling has been tapped to co-host this years Golden Horse Film awards.

The actress, who first hosted the show in 2004, will be hosting it again this year alongside Golden Horse regular, Mickey Huang.

Meanwhile, 250 films have been submitted for competition this year, with 39 of them receiving nominations.

Hou Hsiao-hsien's "The Assassin" leads the race with 11 nominations including Best Film and Best Director, followed by Tsang Tso-chi's "Thanatos, Drunk".

The 52nd Golden Horse Awards will be held on November 21 at the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei.