Hong Kong’s Media Asia has unveiled a slate of new productions at Filmart, including Lawrence Cheng’s romantic comedy Break Up 100 and a big screen adaptation of hit TV series Triumph In The Sky.
Co-directed by Wilson Yip and Matt Chow, Triumph In The Sky is produced by Tommy Leung and will star Julian Cheung, Francis Ng and Louis Koo.
Starring Ekin Cheng and Chrissie Chau, Break Up 100 tells the story of couple who try to run a business together after breaking up and reuniting 99 times.
The slate also includes Johnnie To’s Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2, starring Koo, Miriam Yeung and Vic Chou, along with romantic drama She Remembers, He Forgets, directed by Adam Wong (The Way We Dance) and produced by Teddy Robin and Saville Chan.
In addition, Leon Lai is making his directorial debut for Media Asia with action drama Wine War, in which he also stars. Lai is also producing Media Asia’s first 3D animated feature Monkey King Reloaded 3D.
Among other projects, Media Asia is planning a sequel to 2005 drift racing hit Initial D, with Andrew Lau returning as director, and has Sunny Luk and Longman Leung’s action thriller Helios in post-production.
Media Asia also recently appointed Hong Kong director-producer Gordon Chan as head of film to oversee film production across Asia. Chan’s directing credits include Fist Of Legend and Painted Skin and he recently directed The Four action trilogy for China’s Enlight Pictures.