Thursday, May 14, 2009
[2009.09.15] STORM WARRIORS IN CANNES
Photo courtesy of singtao.com
The Aaron Kwok Fu Sing and Dior Cheng Yi Kin starred STORM WARRIORS (FUNG WON 2)'s poster has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival. The film will open December 17. In the latest poster, only traces of Sing Sing and Ekin's characters could be seen. They only showed
cold facial expressions and difficult to tell whether they were good or evil. The film was shot in Thailand August last year. Aside from Sing Sing and Ekin, Nicholas Tse Ting Fung, Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin and Tang Yan also starred.
Josie Ho Chiu Yi's first film investment DREAM HOME (VICTORIA I) was also on display in Cannes. Wing Shya shot the poster in which Chiu Yi, Juno Mak Chun Lung, Derek Tsang Kwok Cheung, and two nude women lying on a garbage dump. Because the film was Fortissimo founder Barendrecht's final Hong Kong film distribution, she had a lot of confidence in the company and chose to remain in Hong Kong for the film's post production.
According to Variety's coverage two days ago, Focus Features International and Hong Kong Edko Films signed an agreement to produce and distribute the Yuen Woo Ping directed, Jay Chou (Chow Kit Lun), Michelle Yeoh (Yeung Chi King) and Zhou Xun starred TRUE LEGEND (SO HAK YI); the Tian Zhuangzhuang directed, Maggie Q and Joe Odagiri starred THE WARRIOR AND THE WOLF (LONG JOI GEI) and the Aaron Kwok Fu Sing and Taiwan star Janine Chang Chun Ning sarred MURDERER (SAT YUN FAN). In addition, the Mainland film HUA MULAN will also appear at the Cannes Film Festival. Leads Chen Kun and Vicki Zhao Wei ysterday arrived in Cannes to attend the Saturday press conference.