Taipei-based worldwide gross sales firm Distribution Workshop might be promoting Lunar New Yr hit Hidden Blade, starring Tony Leung Chiu-wai, and Wong Ching-po’s highly-anticipated new movie, The Pig, The Snake And The Pigeon, on the upcoming European Movie Market (EFM) in Berlin.
Directed by Cheng Er, Hidden Blade is a spy thriller set in Shanghai in the course of the Second World Conflict, and in addition stars Wang Yibo (Born To Fly) and Zhou Xun (Our Time Will Come).
The $45m manufacturing has up to now grossed $116.6M since its launch over the Lunar New Yr holidays on January 22, in response to figures from Artisan Gateway.
The movie is the third installment within the “China Victory Trilogy” produced by Beijing-based Bona Movie Group, following Chinese language Medical doctors and The Battle At Lake Changjin. Cheng Er is understood for crime dramas equivalent to Deadly Hostage (2012) and The Wasted Instances (2016).
The Pig, The Snake And The Pigeon is produced by Lee Lieh, one in all Taiwan’s largest producers with credit together with Detention and Monga. Golden Horse Award winner Ethan Juan (Monga) heads the solid together with Ben Yuen (Tracey), Chen Yi-wen (A Solar) and Gingle Wang (Detention).
The story follows a fugitive who has been in hiding for 4 years since in search of revenge on the funeral of a gang chief. He plans to show himself in, as he’s been identified with most cancers and solely has six months to reside, till he discovers that he’s solely the third most-wanted prison on the police station bulletin board. He then decides to wipe out the highest two most-wanted criminals so he can die with high honours.
The movie is aiming to launch within the second half of 2023. Wong Ching-po is understood for fashionable crime thrillers equivalent to As soon as Upon A Time In Shanghai (2014) and Mob Sister (2005).
Distribution Workshop can also be handing gross sales on Taiwanese filmmaker Chan Ching-lin’s Coo-Coo 043, which gained finest movie finally yr’s Golden Horse Awards, and horror movie Antikalpa, directed by Philip Shih and starring Guan Zhi Huang and Regina Lei.
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