Golden Network takes on The Wrath Of Vajra
Golden Network Asia has picked up international rights to martial arts drama The Wrath Of Vajra, directed by Law Wing-cheong.
Produced by Kylin Network and Ningxia Film Group, the film stars martial artists turned actors such as Shi Yanneng (Ip Man) and Jiang Baocheng (Legendary Assassin), along with Yoo Seung-jin (CZ12), who is signed with Jackie Chan’s management company.
Set in the 1930s, the story revolves around a Japanese death cult that buys children and trains them as deadly assassins. Pang Hong and Yang Zhenjian are producing the film which is currently in post-production for release in summer 2013.
Kylin Network and Ningxia produced Painted Skin: Resurrection, which is China’s second highest grossing local film of all time. Law’s credits including crime thriller Punished (2011), produced by Johnnie To.
Golden Network has also picked up 3D animation The Adventures Of Jinbao, about a soldier who is transformed into a panda warrior. The Hong Kong-based company is also selling Yugo & Lala 2, the sequel to animated feature Yugo & Lala, produced by China’s Cheerland Entertainment.