A local release date is still in the works for Jiang Wen’s new thriller, Hidden Man. In the meantime, news out of Cannes has it on good terms that Warner Bros. is investing in the pic as co-producer through its deal with its conjoined venture with CMC Capital Holdings, Flagship Entertainment.
The film loosely takes its cues from a wuxia novel by Zhang Beihai that will follow suit with Wen’s famed Bullets trilogy, telling of a swordsman who returns home as a spy to solve a five-year old murder case. The celebrated filmmaker and Rogue One co-star’s return to the helm is said to be a film festival prospect later this year upon its summer release in China.
Wen is joined by wife and actress Zhou Yun, as well as The Final Master star Liao Fan and Rise Of The Legend and Operation Mekong star Eddie Peng and The Hidden Sword actress Xu Qing. Whether or not the film’s U.S. co-production status officially remains to be seen but we do have two new teaser posters lurking about. Check them out below!