With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Sunday, April 17, 2016

RISE OF THE LEGEND coming to home video on May 24, 2016

Well Go USA
Rise of the Legend / Huang feihong zhi yingxiong you meng
Directed by Chow Hin Yeung
Hong Kong/China, 2014, 132 minutes

Martial Arts legend Sammo Hung (Ip Man 2) takes on Eddie Peng (Unbeatable), pegged by The Hollywood Reporter as “a serious contender for Next Great Martial Arts Star,” in Director Chow Hin Yeung’s epic action drama Rise of the Legend, debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Tuesday. May 24th from Well Go USA Entertainment.

The story follows a powerful martial arts master (Peng) returning to the town where his father was murdered to take on a ruthless crime boss (Hung) in this origins story of the revered folk hero Wong Fei Hung, a martial arts master whose life has passed into Chinese folklore.

The film also stars Wang Luodan (The Continent), Jing Boran (The Guillotines), Jin Zhang (Kill Zone 2), Wong Cho Lam (Ip Man: The Final Fight), Qin Junjie (Painted Skin: The Resurrection), Byron Mann (“Arrow”), newcomer Gao Taiyu, Tony Leung Ka-Fai (Tai Chi Hero) and Angelababy (Tai Chi Zero). Bonus materials include a five-part making-of featurette.

A martial artist with extraordinary power (Eddie Peng) returns to the town where his father was murdered to face off against a ruthless crime boss (Sammo Hung) and bring justice back to the people. In Chinese with English subtitles.

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:
-- “Making of” Featurette
  -- Characters
  -- Eddie Peng
  -- Injuries
  -- Cinematography
  -- Stunts

AsianCineFest already has received its Blu-ray screener, so look for our review on or just before the May 24th release date.

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