Weinstein Bros. Loves "The Lost Bladesman"
Updated: 2011-04-12 16:09
Poster of Chinese heroic epic "The Lost Bladesman"
Chinese heroic epic, "The Lost Bladesman," directed by Siu Fai Mak and Felix Chong, announced that Hollywood heavyweight Weinstein Bros. have purchased its screens copyright in North America.
According to Weinstein Bros, they were impressed by the performance of Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen when they watched the films. A spokesman said Weinstein Bros. will bring "Bladesman" into the mainstream theaters in North America.
Producer Liang Ting revealed that Weinstein did not offer the highest price but they are the biggest fan of Yen in America and they have a long history of cooperation with Yen. When Weinstein Bros were in charge of Miramax Films, they released "Iron Monkey" and earned a box office of $14.7M.
She said, "Weinstein Bros. has faith in our movie. We hope they can help "Bladesman" make it in US too."
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