Tsui Hark denied his new production, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, as the remake of his 1992 Dragon Gate Inn. He explained the Flying Sword of Dragon Gate is rather a spin off from his version of Dragon Gate Inn with a new story and characters. The production started filming on October 10th near Beijing. This US$ 45 million budget movie is produced by Bona International Film Group, China Film Group, and the Oriental Media Group. It will be shot entirely in 3D. Jet Li is the leading cast alongside Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Fan Siu Wong, Li Yuan and Guey Lun Mei.