John Woo epic underway
Cast includes Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye Kyo.
Shoot on John Woo’s Chinese-language romance-war epic The Crossing is underway in China and Taiwan.
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye Kyo, Huang Xiao Ming, Tong Dawei and Masami Nagasawa are among the cast.
Scripted by Wang Huiling (Lust, Caution), the film follows six characters and their intertwining love stories set against the backdrop of 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai.
Producers Beijing Galloping Horse estimate the budget of the first instalment in the two-part epic at $40m.