Jackie Chan-Starring ‘A Legend’ Picked up by Distribution Workshop

Distribution Workshop has picked up worldwide gross sales duties on “A Legend,” the Jackie Chan -starring movie.

As beforehand reported, the movie is now in manufacturing.

“A Legend” is now pitched as a $50 million sequel to the 2005 motion romance “The Myth” that concerned each Chan and director Stanley Tong. In earlier communication, producer Bona Film Group stated that the movie was impressed by the sooner movie.

The new image would be the tenth time that Chan and Tong have labored collectively, following different titles that embrace “Police Story 3,” “Supercop” and “Vanguard.”

“A Legend” sees Professor Chen, an archaeology skilled, discover that the feel on the artifacts found by his college students throughout a glacier expedition, is strikingly just like a jade pendant he had seen in his desires. The pendant is connecting the realm of desires to actuality. Filled with curiosity, Chen leads a analysis group on a journey deep into the Glacier Temple, seeking the reality behind his desires, Distribution Workshop stated.

The firm will start licensing the title on the Cannes Market, held on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. No launch date has but been disclosed.

Chan continues to be a field workplace attract Chinese and worldwide cinemas. His most up-to-date movie “Ride On,” a considerably autobiographical comedy drama about stuntmen, spent two weeks on prime of the mainland Chinese field workplace and grossed over $37 million.

Distribution Workshop can be dealing with gross sales of one other big-budget Chinese-language image. After a number of adjustments of title (amongst different names, it was beforehand often known as “Be Water, My Friend”), the $40 million Chow Yun-fat-starring movie directed by Anthony Pun (“Extraordinary Mission”) is to be often known as “One More Chance.” With a screenplay by Felix Chong (“Project Gutenberg,” “Overheard”) and manufacturing by Ronald Wong (“Project Gutenberg,” “Overheard”), the movie sees a pathological playing addict discover a method to join along with his autistic son.

“One More Chance” is about for launch in mainland China on June 21 and in Hong Kong on June 29.

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