Fearless,the latest martial arts epic from uber-producer Bill Kong, had a strong openingweekend (Jan 26-29) across
The film, directed by RonnyYu and starring Jet Li, Nakamura Shidou and Collin Chou, racked up a mighty $3.7m(RMB30m) in China and $1m (HK$7.8m) in Hong Kong.
It grossed a further $1.39m(NT$44m) from
The figures have surpassedthe opening weekend box office of previous hits such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Heroand House Of Flying Daggers, alsoproduced by Kong.
Yuen Wo-ping (Crouching Tiger, Matrix) choreographed the film which tells the true story of martial arts legend Huo Yuanjiawho returns from self-imposed exile to fight in a tournament and save thehonour of his country.
Kong's Edko Films, whichco-produced the film with China Film Group, is distributing in