Updated: 2012-07-24 13:37
Veteran actor Sun Honglei leads a Chinese version of Leon: The Professional, starring opposite actress Wang Luodan.
The film, named Lethal Hostage, is set on the China-Myanmar border. It tells the story of a drug dealer and a girl he kidnapped. Sun is known for his villain roles on TV, and this will be his first big screen villain portrayal.
Young director Cheng Er directs the film, produced by Ning Hao, known for his smash hit black comedies such as Crazy Stone and Crazy Racer.
The film is scheduled to be released on Aug 17.