Taipei-based sales company Good Films Workshop has sold Taiwanese filmmaker Cho Li’s thriller Zoom Hunting to Hong Kong’s Lighten Distribution. The film, produced by Taiwanese Ocean Deep, stars Ning Chang and Wen Shenghao and will be released in Taiwan on April 16.
Lighten has previously bought and distributed Taiwanese hits such as Leon Dai’s No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti, Wei Te-sheng’s Cape No. 7 and Chung Mong-hong’s Parking. Lighten is scheduled to release Zoom Hunting in June.
Good Films Workshop has also pre-sold Jimmy Hung’s Road Less Traveled, a coming of age film about the lives of rock ‘n’ roll musicians in Taipei, to Japan’s Wako Company Inc. for all rights, and Star TV for TV rights in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines. Jimmy Hung is the son of action star Sammo Hung.
Road Less Traveled, which is currently in post-production, is the directorial debut of Hung, who is the son of action star Sammo Hung and is produced by his own production company Smash and Grab.
Taiwanese-American pop star Vanness Wu and Jimmy Hung are leading actors in the film.
Good Films Workshop is also handling the Taiwanese sale of Tan Kheng Seong’s Malaysian romantic comedy Ice Kacang Puppy Love, starring Angelica Lee (The Eye, Missing).