Life has been good to acclaimed director Zhang Yimou whose latest mild stumble with fantasy thriller, The Great Wall still earned enough to maintain his relevance. He’s since kept afloat with the production of Mandarin-language Three Kingdoms era-set pic, Shadow, for which attendees at the Shanghai International Film Festival had the opportunity to get a glimpse of with Deng Chao, Sun Li, Zheng Kai, Wang Qianyuan, Guan Xiaotong, Wu Lei and Wang Jingchun starring.
Written by Zhang and co-scribe Wei Li, Shadow hails from Village Roadshow Pictures Asia (VRPA) and Le Vision Pictures who are co-producing. Plot specifics and other details are pending while in the wake of the film’s first look offering at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Saturday, Screendaily has since provided a quartet of pics that further hint at the balletic style and grace so often utilized in Zhang’s model approach to action in films like Hero and House Of Flying Daggers.
Check out several of the cast in the album below.