Filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai has confirmed that he’s creating and producing a TV sequence, Blossoms Shanghai, primarily based on the Jin Yucheng’s celebrated novel Blossoms. The sequence totally filmed in Shanghai, the place the long-lasting auteur director was born, is […]
Filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai has confirmed that he’s creating and producing a TV sequence, Blossoms Shanghai, primarily based on the Jin Yucheng’s celebrated novel Blossoms.
The sequence totally filmed in Shanghai, the place the long-lasting auteur director was born, is written by award-winning Shanghainese screenwriter Qin Wen.
Wong is ready as sequence producer and director of the pilot episode, whereas Academy Award-winning cinematographer, Peter Pau, is on board for visible supervision.
The sequence options The Wild Goose Lake star Hu Ge within the lead.
Jin Yucheng’s landmark novel Blossoms has been the proper backdrop to visualise and share my love for my delivery metropolis.
“With the sequence, I want to invite the viewers to immerse within the intrigues of Shanghai and its inhabitants within the early 1990s, an thrilling time that paved the best way for the prosperity of recent Shanghai,” Wong stated in a press release to Selection.
Within the sequence, touted to be a story of journey and reinvention, Hu performs a self-made millionaire. The story focuses on his character’s journey from being a younger opportunist with a troubled previous to accumulating dazzling wealth within the metropolis of Shanghai.
Wong’s Jet Tone Movies is producing with sister firm Block 2 Distribution dealing with worldwide gross sales. Tencent Penguin Photos has acquired rights for China.
The filmmaker had introduced over a 12 months in the past that he’s engaged on a characteristic movie primarily based on Yucheng’s novel. The manufacturing and growth on the venture was suspended resulting from coronavirus pandemic.
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