SEPTET: THE STORY OF HONG KONG Trailer Explores The Omnibus Project From Seven Legendary Directors
With the scaled-back 25th Busan International Film Festival set to launch next month, we now have a look at the long-awaited omnibus, Septet: The Story Of Hong Kong, formerly known as Eight And A Half by most outlets.
In Memoriam: Ringo Lam (1955-2018)
Dim Sum Daily is reporting that celebrated Hong Kong film auteur Ringo Lam abruptly passed away on Saturday at his home in Hong Kong. According to the article, his wife called an ambulance though Lam was pronounced dead by then, while an autopsy report remains to be seen per the details of his death.
Well Go USA Announces Its Summer Rollout For Ringo Lam’s SKY ON FIRE
Following their announcement of Dante Lam’s 2016 hit film, Operation Mekong, U.S. distributor Well Go USA is also announcing their presentation of Ringo Lam’s latest, Sky On Fire. This one had its share of mixed reactions upon its release last November but still bodes as a fan favorite for those keen on actor Daniel Wu who leads the film on top of his current momentum on the small screen.
The official artwork can be seen below as well as the announcement. Watch this space for pre-order information.
Legendary filmmaker Ringo Lam (City on Fire, Full Alert) returns to his Hong Kong roots with SKY ON FIRE, the explosive crime drama packed with high-speed car chases, dramatic plot twists and fiery gunfights. The film also marks Daniel Wu’s return to Asian cinema following his stateside success on the TV series “Into the Badlands” and the international blockbuster Warcraft: The Beginning. Wu plays a security officer who becomes embroiled in an epic battle to protect stem cell research, which can potentially cure cancer, from falling into the wrong hands. Also starring Zhang Ruoyun in his feature film debut, Zhang Jingchu (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Chang Hsiao Chuan (Wild City) and Amber Kuo (Lord of Shanghai), SKY ON FIRE blasts onto digital May 2 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD June 13 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
Synopsis: In this driving, non-stop action thriller, the chief security officer at a top-secret medical facility (Daniel Wu, “Into the Badlands”) finds himself caught in an explosive battle when a young thief and his accomplices steal a groundbreaking curative medicine. After discovering the true origins of the medicine, the officer must decide whom he can trust to protect the cure from falling into the wrong hands and prevent an all-out war from bringing the city to its knees.
Check Out The Newest Trailer And Featurette For Ringo Lam Actioner, SKY ON FIRE
Action fans needn’t worry this season and notably if you’re in legendary auteur Ringo Lam’s corner. The new thriller, Sky On Fire is coming soon to cinemas and with none other than Daniel Wu front and center of it all as a security agent on a mission to protect a game-changing cancer cure from slipping into the wrong hands.
Amber Kuo, Joseph Chang and Gordon Lam round out the cast of principles for the film’s outing in November. The latest trailer is just below and with it, a thrilling behind-the-scenes look that pays nothing short of an explosive, driven, hard-hitting and fiery homage to our dear director at hand, and then some.
The Temperature Rises In The Thrilling New Trailer For Ringo Lam’s SKY ON FIRE
The latest official mainland trailer began making the rounds last week and clearly the result sampled here promise something exciting to watch in due time. The film opens locally on November 25 with Amber Kuo, Joseph Chang, Leon Lai, Zhang Jingchu Zhang, Simon Yam and Gordon Lam also starring and further dates and locations pending.
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Ringo Lam's WILD CITY Gets A Home Release This November
PLANO, TEXAS. (October 7, 2015) – Legendary Hong Kong Writer/Director Ringo LAM returns to filmmaking after seven years with the neo-noir action thriller WILD CITY, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD November 10 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The acclaimed filmmaker sets his sights once again on Hong Kong’s seedy underbelly. In the spirit of City on Fire and Full Alert, Lam’s latest Canto-noir finds unsuspecting bystanders caught in a tangled web of greed and betrayal, their growing anxieties punctuated with sudden bursts of violence. WILD CITY stars Louis KOO (Drug War, Z Storm), Shawn YUE (The Guillotines), TONG Liya (The Taking of Tiger Mountain), CHANG Hsiao-Chuan (The Laundryman) and Michael TSE (Millennium Mambo). Bonus materials include a three-part Making-of featurette and behind-the-scenes footage.
HK FilMart 2015: Ringo Lam's WILD CITY Gets A Full Trailer!
A mystery beautiful woman carrying a case of money no one knows the story of behind that stunning face. She met two brothers and the adventure starts from here. This team of three being chased by the police and gangsters all came for the case of the money. They have no way to hide and no way to go but confronting the situation by showing the true of them.
Johnnie To Headlines Alongside List Of Acclaimed Directors For An Eight-Part Hong Kong History Epic
The very fact that To‘s Hong Kong historical octology is loaded with so many names speaks with much regard to just how epic this project is going to be, as well as informative for those not too familar with the history of the bustling city and its culture. It’s not widely known what to expect of this particular project, although hopefully we’ll see some nuggets go viral along the way, although the attachmemt of the likes of Yuen, Hark, Woo, Hung and Lam have definitely garnered my interest.
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