Reportedly PAINTED SKIN 2 (WAT PEI II) will soon start production. In 2008, the Ningxia film studio produced film PAINTED SKIN made 230 million yuan.
According to Ningxia film group's chief Yang Hongtao, Zhou Xun and Chen Kun will remain a part of PAINTED SKIN 2; famous director Chen Kuo-fu who produced for Huayi Brothers THE ASSEMBLY, IF YOU ARE THE ONE and AFTER SHOCK will produce the film. As for the off screen creative team, famous cinematographer Arthur Wong Ngok Tai who won the 28th Hong Kong Film Award for Best Cinematography with PAINTED SKIN has already been confirmed. Top production teams from Japan, Korea and other places have all expressed co-production interests.
For two years Ningxia film group has invited many high quality screen writers to adjust several dozen times the PAINTED SKIN 2 story structure. Now the story is already rather mature and the entire script is worth looking forward to.