Updated: 2012-08-12 10:51
Crime thriller Lethal Hostage released a trailer in Beijing on Aug 7. The film, starring veteran actor Sun Honglei and young actress Wang Luodan, claims to be the Chinese version of Leon: The Professional.
The movie traces how Sun, a ganglord, is trapped in rivalry with his avengers and his relationship with a girl he kidnapped.
Producer Ning Hao, also a renowned director, believes tragic drama is a genre rarely seen on the mainland screens and will definitely attract audiences.
Directed by rising filmmaker Cheng Er, the film will premiere on Aug 17.