Lava Bear has come aboard to produce The Bodyguard, which will star Chinese action legends Sammo Hung, who is also directing, and Andy Lau.
The story centers on a retired bodyguard (Sammo Hung) who has settled in a corner of China near the borders of Russia and South Korea. The bodyguard befriends a young girl, as he starts to suffer from dementia, but he must spring into action when the girl's father (Andy Lau) falls in with the local crime underground, putting his daughter's life in danger.Read More
Hong Kong action icon Andy Lau stars in director Alan Yuen's action-packed crime thriller Firestorm, igniting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital on September 23 from Well Go USA Entertainment. A hardboiled police inspector (Lau) must confront, and cross, moral lines in order to hunt down a crew of seasoned criminals. We have an exclusive clip, which teases some of the intense action sequences in this can't-miss thriller for lovers of Hong Kong Cinema.
A storm is heading toward the city of Hong Kong, threatening the lives of everyone in its path. As citizens scramble for cover, a crew of seasoned criminals stage a series of armored car heists in broad daylight, showing no mercy to anyone who gets in their way. Hardboiled police inspector Cao Nam (Andy Lau) has had enough. He vows to take back his city, but quickly learns that regular police tactics are no match for the thieves' unmerciful brutality. The more Nam pursues them, the more unhinged he becomes - and the savage confrontation brewing in the streets may leave an aftermath even more horrifying than the devastating effects of nature itself.Read More
Back in April, we reported that Chinese superstar Andy Lau was in final negotiations to star in Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3. Today we have word that the actor has pulled out of the project to spend more time with his newborn daughter.
He was set to play a close friend of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark, who helps him defeat the Mandarin. The character is also said to represent, "the technology sector of China." Producer Dan Mintz revealed that they are currently seeking a Chinese male actor over 40, who has strong English skills.Read More
With production scheduled to start in a few weeks, casting on Iron Man 3 is starting to heat up. Today we have word that Chinese superstar Andy Lau is in final negotiations to play an old friend of Tony Stark's, who helps him defeat The Mandarin.
It is said that the actor's unknown role, "represents the technology sector" of China. The Mandarin has been long rumored to be the villain of this sequel, although the role has not been cast yet.Read More
As feuding warlords fight to expand their power, the noble monks of the Shaolin Temple clean up the mess left behind, tending to the injured while trying their best to protect the poor and weak. General Hou (Andy Lau) has caused much of this mess with his violent and ruthless tactics that rarely discriminate between soldiers and civilians.
When Hao is betrayed by fellow general Cao Man (Nicholas Tse), he is forced into hiding, and takes refuge with the monks (including Jackie Chan) at their hidden mountain temple. As the days pass, he finds himself more and more at ease as he learns the ways of peace, and begins to release his hatred through Martial Zen. But Cao is not far behind, and war soon reaches the temple, where the monks are ready to fight back with their unstoppable Shaolin Kung Fu.Read More
Benny Chan directs Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, and Hong Kong legend Jackie Chan in the new action drama Shaolin, which finds a fallen general teaming up with a group of monks to protect a sacred temple. Well Go USA and Variance Films has released the first trailer and poster from this modern day kung fu epic, which you can check out below.
Shaolin was released September 9th, 2011.Read More