Director Law Wing Cheong’s latest epic martial arts swordplay thriller, ICEMAN COMETH, now has a trailer of its own to show for its efforts as, of what is now, the first of a two-part saga that sees action star Donnie Yen opposite Wang Baoqiang as imperial guards battling each other through time.
The film also stars Eva Huang, Yu Kang and Simon Yam, with action choreography by Yen. The film was recently acquired by Shaw for international distribution rights at the Cannes film festival for its 3D screening.
In 2013, funded by a mysterious rich, squire Tang digs up three ancient icemen from the outskirt of China. They are Ying (Donnie Yen), Niehu (Yu Kang) & Sao (Wang Baoqiang). He transports the icemen to Hong Kong for further study but the vehicle involves in a traffic accident which unexpectedly defrosts Ying.Travelling 400 years in time to modern Hong Kong, Ying meets wasted May (Eva Huang) on Halloween by chance, who gives him shelter. With intelligence & hard-work, Ying soon grasps the idea of modern society with the help of internet. Living under the same roof, Ying & May gradually fall for each other….