|courtesy of mingpao.com|
The Stephen Chow Sing Chi directed JOURNEY TO THE WEST: CONQUERING THE DEMONS (SAI YAU GONG MOR PIN)'s Mainland box office has already exceeded 800 million RMB and placed second in Chinese film behind only LOST IN THAILAND. Sing Yeh earlier promoted in Chongqing. Speaking of the film being accused of copying from the Japanese video game ASURA'S WRATH, he did not directly respond but only admitted that the film had flaws. "Each film has its flaws, mine is no exception. I can only do my best to make it the best, using the next one to make up for the lack of the previous one."
Sing Yeh said that JOURNEY included entertainment, comedy, and deep meaning of good and evil. As for the terrifying scenes that frightened children in the film, he said, "I didn't think of it before, but now that everyone is saying that I thought of it now. Horror film will be my road from now on." he felt that comedy could also have horror and romantic elements.
Sing Yeh and Culture China Media's JOURNEY TO THE WEST film city in Tongxiang Wuzhen international tourism area will cost over 2 billion yuan. Sing Yeh will occupy 25% of ownership.