Joyce Pierpoline and Richard Lormand, the producers behind competition entry Happy Tears, are working to put together their next project Seeing Red with first-time director Liselle Mei.
The project, which is budgeted between $4m and $6m, is being scheduled for an autumn shoot in New York's Chinatown. Mei, a Chinese-English woman, also co-wrote the script with Derek Nguyen. The story follows three women in Chinatown whose lives are all sent into turmoil by a motorcycle accident.
The film will mostly be in English, but will contain Chinese dialogue if the story requires it.Happy Tears, which stars Parker Posey and Demi Moore, has its world premiere here in Berlinon Wednesday.