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Well Go USA takes Zhong Kui for North America

Well Go USA takes Zhong Kui for North America

By Kevin Ma

Thu, 19 February 2015, 11:15 AM (HKT)

Sales News

Well Go USA Inc announced that it has acquired distribution rights for Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal 鍾馗伏魔 雪妖魔靈 from Arclight Films Pty Ltd.

Co-directed by ZHAO Tianyu 趙天宇 and cinematographer Peter PAU 鮑德熹, the fantasy adventure stars CHEN Kun 陳坤 as a ghost hunter assigned to keep order in the afterlife by capturing wayward spirits. The film co-stars LI Bingbing 李冰冰 and Winston CHAO 趙文瑄.

Well Go is set to release the film in 3-D on 27 Feb, one week after its theatrical release in China. Although it is not the company's first 3-D Chinese acquisition – it released the 2-D version of TSUI Hark 徐克's The Taking of Tiger Mountain 3D 智取威虎山 last month – Zhong Kui will be the company's first 3-D release.

"Releasing the film in time for Lunar New Year gives us an opportunity to market the film to both Chinese and Chinese-American audiences, as well as film fans that remember the power of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 臥虎藏龍 (2000) and want to re-create the magic of that experience on the big screen" Well Go USA CEO and president Doris PFARDRESCHER said.

Warner Bros (Hong Kong) Inc 華納影片公司, whose parent company is one of the co-producers of the film, will release the film in Hong Kong on 12 Mar.

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