EXCLUSIVE: Sean Lau Ching-wan, Louis Koo and Eddie Peng will head the cast of Benny Chan’s epic action film The Deadly Reclaim, which is being launched at Filmart by Universe Films Distribution.
Set in 1914 following the collapse of the Qing dynasty, the $32m project tells the story of a group of villagers standing up to a cruel young warlord.
Production is scheduled to start in April for delivery at the end of the year.
Universe has also added Oxide Pang’s comedy Detective Gui and Vincent Kok’s comedy House Of Wolves to its Filmart slate.
Currently in production Detective Gui, about a talented female investigator, stars Luodan Wang (The Continent), Vic Chou, Simon Yam and Nina Paw Hee-ching, while House Of Wolves, about three conmen who have a change of heart, stars Francis Ng, Ronald Cheng and Jiang Shuying.