Martial-Arts Actioner ‘Wu Xia’ Lands International Presales
Peter Ho-Sun Chan’s martial arts action mystery Wu Xia, now shooting in China with Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tang Wei, scored seven-digit presales to Singapore and Malaysia and also sold to Indonesia, We Distribution said at the American Film Market.
Luxuries Resources bought Chan’s $20 million period film for Singapore and Malaysia, and PT Teguh Bakti bought the film for Indonesia, We said.
Wu Xia marks Chan’s return to the director’s chair after producing last year’s Teddy Chen hit, Bodyguards and Assassins. Chan last directed the Chinese box office hit The Warlords in 2007.
Wu Xia stars Yen (Ip Man) Kaneshiro (Red Cliff) and Tang (Lust Caution) currently are on set with Chan in remote Yunnan province in southwest China, near the border with Burma.