The team behind Hong Kongaction hit Dragon Tiger Gate- director Wilson Yip and action director Donnie Yen - arereteaming in action adventure City With No Mercy, which Hong Kong's Mandarin Films Distribution islaunching at the AFM.
Yen, Louis Koo and CollinChou star in the $8m film which is scheduled to start shooting later this month(Nov) in Hong Kong.
Scripted by Kam Yuen-Szeto- who recently co-wrote Johnnie To's Exiled - the film is a contemporary police storyfollowing the strained partnership between two cops, one of whom is workingunder cover.
As with Dragon Tiger Gate, the film is a co-production between Mandarin Filmsand Beijing-based Polybona Film Publishing. Raymond Wong and Nansun Shi areproducing for Mandarin along with Polybona's Yu Dong.
Dragon Tiger Gate, which Mandarin is also selling, was released acrossAsia on July 28 and earned $3m from six territories in its first weekend. TheWeinstein Company has all English-speaking rights to the film.