The Last Supper (王的盛宴) is scheduled for release at 37th Toronto Film Festival after the State Administrator of Radio, Film, and Television denied its original July’s premiere plan. “Last Supper” is a new adaptation of the famous story “Banquet at HongMen (鴻門宴)” from the “Records of the Grand Historian (史記).” After Xiang Yu (項羽) wins a few battles against the State of Qin (秦朝), he hosts a banquet as part of a plot to kill his ally, Liu Bang (劉邦), at HongMen (鴻門) , but the plan ends in failure. Toronto Film Festival is running from September 6th to 16th. Continue reading “The Last Supper Will Premiere at 37th Toronto Film Festival”
Huayi Brothers film, Tai Chi 0 (太極), has released character posters for the upcoming released of the movie, which is scheduled for September 28th in Mainland China. The second part of the trilogy, Tai Chi 2: The Hero Rises (太極Ⅱ：英雄崛起) will be released on October 26th while the 3rd film is currently in production. Tai Chi 0 is directed by Stephen Fung (馮德倫) and produced by Chen Kuo Fu (陳國富). The movie features Tony Leung Ka Fai (梁家輝), Angelababy ((楊穎) , Eddie Peng (彭于晏), Shu Qi (舒淇), and Daniel Wu (吳彥祖) with supporting actors Taiwanese newcomer Guai Ka (怪咖) and Nikky Hsieh (謝欣穎). Continue reading “Tai Chi 0 Character Posters Released”
Lionsgate will release The Sword Identity (倭寇的踪迹) DVD on August 14. The film is directed and choreographed by Xu FaoFeng (徐浩峰 ) and was released world wide during the Venice Film Festival last September. The Sword Identity is starring Yu ChengHui (于承惠), Song Yang (宋洋) and Zhao YuanYuan (赵媛媛), which is now currently being screened at New York Asian Film Festival.