EXCLUSIVE: Sing Choong Foo’s animation features voice talents of Zhang Ziyi and Wang Leehom.
Hong Kong-based Distribution Workshop has picked up international rights to animated feature Where’s The Dragon, directed by Sing Choong Foo.
The project has attracted major voice talents including Zhang Ziyi (The Grandmaster) and Wang Leehom (Lust, Caution). Currently in post-production, it is being lined up for release in late 2014 or early 2015.
The story follows a ten-year-old girl who teams up with animals from the Chinese Zodiac to search for a lost dragon and save the world from a treacherous conspiracy. Voice cast also includes Michael Wong, Fish Leong and Maggie Chiang.
George Lee and Sew Yee Liew are producing the film through Beijing DeTao Masters Academy and Hong Kong-based Colour Engineering.
Born in Malaysia, Sing has worked on visual effects for Hollywood films including Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, Men In Black 2 and Beowulf.
More recently he has worked as visual effects supervisor on Chinese-language hits such as Sophie’s Revenge, John Woo-produced Revenge Of The Assassins and Wei Te-sheng’s Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale.
Distribution Workshop, the Hong Kong-based sales arm of China’s Bona Film Group, is also selling Derek Yee’s martial arts drama Sword Master, Tsui Hark’s spy thriller The Taking Of Tiger Mountain and Alan Mak and Felix Chong’s surveillance thriller Overheard 3.