Titles will be released under the new banner Cine Asia presents HKL.
Showbox Media Group is to relaunch its Hong Kong Legends action cinema label through a deal with UK distributor Entertainment One to release its Asian film catalogue on DVD.
Under the new banner “Cine Asia presents HKL”, Showbox will release eOne’s Asian catalogue in the UK, including the Once Upon A Time In China series starring Jet Li [pictured], Police Story 1 & 2 with Jackie Chan and Iron Monkey.
To tie in with the 70th Anniversary of Bruce Lee’s birthday, the label also plans to release on DVD a selection of his films including The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, Way of the Dragon and Game of Death, as well as the new title Young Bruce Lee on May 30.
Director of home entertainment at Entertainment One, Jon Bourdillon said: “We are excited about this famous library being handled by the Asian film experts Showbox; we think that the combined line up of the Cine Asia and HKL titles provide a compelling proposition for trade and consumers alike.”