Arclight Films has taken on worldwide rights to the Chinese psychological crime thriller starring Archie Kao from Michael Mann’s upcoming Blackhat.
Head of Asian sales and acquisitions Elliot Tong has licensed Hong Kong rights to My Way Films and is in talks with buyers here.
Hong Kong actress Anita Yuen and Xiong Naijin also star in Eddie Tse’s directorial debut about a woman who is abducted and sent to a cave where she and other strangers must take part in a murderous game. Kao is pictured.
The Deathday Party is presented by Brightstar Cinema, China Film Co, Hengdian Movies, Orange Sky Golden Harvest and Emei Film Group. Amos Xue is the producer.