Overheard trilogy co-helmer Felix Chong is currently in production with new big budget action thriller, Project Gutenberg. International sales agent Distribution Workshop are shopping the film at Cannes whilst having nabbed a raft of release deals throughout Asia.
Chong wrote the script which sees Aaron Kwok as a member of a notorious money counterfeiting gang extradited from Thailand by Hong Kong police who are looking to bring down the gang whose leader will be played by Kwok’s fellow Cold War 2 cohort, actor Chow Yun-Fat. Rounding out the cast are Dick Liu Kai Chi, Zhang Jingchu and Catherine Chau who plays the lead detective with locations slated for Hong Kong, China, Canada and Thailand.
Project Gutenberg, previously titled Unparalleled, is a Hong Kong/China co-prod. between Pop Movies and Bona Film Group. Kwok’s next outing will be in Soi Cheang’s The Monkey King 3 in time for the Chinese New Year. (Variety)