Hong Kong’s Gold Harbour International Films is to produce $1.92m (HK$15m) Give Me Five to be shot in stereoscopic 3D, with a cast led by Josie Ho (The Courier), Taiwan’s Jiro Wang and mainland actors Siqin Gaowa and Sun Li.
25% of the film’s budget, $480,000 (HK$3.75m) will be financed by Hong Kong Film Development Council (HKFDC), according to Wellington Fung, secretary general of the HKFDC.
Casey Chan will direct the film which is set in Inner Mongolia and Shenzhen in southern China. The film is the story of a Mongolian wrestler, to be played by Jiro Wang. Shooting is scheduled to start in July, with most of the 3D shooting to take place in Inner Mongolia.