John Woo war epic shoots in China

John Woo’s latest film, The Crossing, has begun filming in China and Taiwan. The Chinese language war epic features a pan-Asian cast, including Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiao Ming and Tong Dawei.

John Woo’s latest film, The Crossing, has begun filming in China and Taiwan. The Chinese language war epic features a pan-Asian cast, including Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiao Ming and Tong Dawei.

Made into a two-parter at a cost of $40m, the film follows three couples from a variety of backgrounds surviving war and disaster of 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai. It’s written by Wang Hui-Ling, who penned Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and is produced by Beijing Galloping Horse (BGH).

John Woo war epic shoots in China
the crossing

It’s been four years since Woo sat in the director’s chair – his last feature was the second part of Red Cliff, which centred on a Chinese battle set during the second century AD.

John Woo war epic shoots in China
the crossing

John Woo’s latest film, The Crossing, has begun filming in China and Taiwan. The Chinese language war epic features a pan-Asian cast, including Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiao Ming and Tong Dawei.

Made into a two-parter at a cost of $40m, the film follows three couples from a variety of backgrounds surviving war and disaster of 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai. It’s written by Wang Hui-Ling, who penned Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and is produced by Beijing Galloping Horse (BGH).

It’s been four years since Woo sat in the director’s chair – his last feature was the second part of Red Cliff, which centred on a Chinese battle set during the second century AD.

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