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The Peter Chan Ho Sun produced, Andrew Lau Wai Keung directed, Huang Xiaoming, Ethan Juan (Yuen King Tin), Chris Lee Yuchun, Shawn Yue Man Lok, Jing Boran, Purba Rgyal (Po Ba Gap), Zhou Yiwei starred THE GUILLOTINES (HUET DIK JI) yesterday officially confirmed in Cannes its release date to be December 20 2012. This was also after THE WARLORD (TAU MING JONG) and BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS (SUP YUET WAI SING) Chan Ho Sun again challenges the New Year slot and the rumored "Doomsday slot".
Huang Xiaoming said that if the world would end, people should watch THE GUILLOTINES. "Coconut tree" would be with everyone. Yue Man Lok also joked, "Doomsday, I have waited for you for a long time!" Jing Boran said, "Thank you End of the World! When single guys go to the movies, they have a good reason to grab the hand of the girls next to you!" "Captain" Yuen King Tin due to military service could not spend "Doomsday" with his brothers shoulder to shoulder. Chan Ho Sun chose this slot for the release, mainly after watching the rough cut all investors decided to move the release from the summer to New Year. The young and hot blooded qualities were so right for the joy of the New Year. Chan Ho Sun pointed out that THE GUILLOTINES was Lau Wai Keung's best film since the INFERNAL AFFAIRS (MO GAN DOH) film series and INITIAL D (TAU MAN JI D). The actor performances also surprised him. Yuen King Tin and Yue Man Lok were better than expected. Huang Xiaoming was so good that he surprised him. Jing Boran, Zhou Yiwei and Po Ba Gap were all cool.