Tony Leung Ka-fai has signedup to star in Lam Wai Lun's The ChineseFairy Tale (working title), to be co-produced by Hong Kong's See Movie and mainland Chinese partners.

Written and directed by LamWai Lun, the film is based on a true story which took place in Changchun in northern China, where 2,000 citizens banded together to help ayoung girl with a terminal illness to accomplish her last wish.

See Movie is co-producingthe film with China Films & Video Group and a Beijing outpost of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu,Zhongying Dentsu Tec Advertising Co. Production is scheduled to start inmid-October.

Lam most recently co-wroteaction comedy Protege De La Rose Noire,and has directing credits including ModernRomance (1994) and The Black SheepAffair (1998).

Meanwhile, See Movie hasalso picked up international rights to Chinese director Sheng Zhimin's Bliss, produced by Fruit Chan, whichrecently screened in competition at Locarno. The film revolves around the family of a retiredpolice officer who faces some uncomfortable truths when his first wife returnsin an unexpected way.

Headed by former EmperorMultimedia Group CEO Carl Chang, See Movie's parent company See Corporation movedinto the film business last year and is also involved in talent management andmusic. It also holds a 49% stake in Hong Kong pay-TVplatform SuperSun.

See Movie's debut feature,comedy Super Kid, was released inFebruary this year and the company is also producing a series of action movies,The Dragon Gate Post, directed byPoon Man-kit.