A skilled assassin finds herself on a quest to carry the mystical remnants of a Buddhist monk through China. A team of deadly assassins follow her, placing her in a fight for her life as she attempts to put the power-wielding secret of the monk to rest.
John Woo's Reign of Assassins goes to The Weinstein Co Fortissimo Films Chairman Michael J. Werner and The Weinstein Company's Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein jointly announced that The Weinstein Company has pre-bought North American and South African rights to Fortissimo's Reign of Assassins ("Jianyu Jianghu"). The film was produced by John Woo (Face/Off, Mission: Impossible 2) and Terence Chang (Face/Off, Mission: Impossible 2) through their Lion Rock Production banner along with Galloping Horse and Media Asia.
Chao-Bin Su (Silk, Better Than Sex) and Woo directed the martial arts epic which is a fast-paced action thriller set in the Ming Dynasty and stars Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Sunshine), as a skilled assassin who falls in love with the son of a man who was killed by her gang. Unaware that he also is a trained martial artist, their love blossoms and then tensions rise as the past comes back to haunt them.Read More
Twitch has just premiered the first promo trailer for the upcoming Asian film Reign of Assassins, which, according to the site, will be released in either August or September. Click on the brand new trailer below to check out this new film, which was produced by action-film legend John Woo and you can also read the full synopsis below as well.
In 428AD, Bodhi, a Southern India prince became a Buddhist monk and set off for China, earning a hallowed reputation as a mystical martial artist. Following his death, his remains mysteriously disappeared.Read More