It's Chinese New Year this Friday. A Writer's Odyssey, former title Assassin in Red, is the Chinese New Year blockbuster movie with the most unique high concept pitches of the year.
A Writer's Odyssey tells the story of Kongwen Lu (Dong Zijian), the author of a fantasy novel series following a heroic teenager, also named Kongwen, on a quest to confront Lord Redmane, under the guidance of a Black Armor (Guo Jingfei). But through a strange twist of fate, the fantasy world of the novel begins to impact life in the real world, leading Guan Ning (Lei Jiayin) to accept a mission from Tu Ling (Yang Mi) to kill the author.
CMC Pictures has released an epic new English trailer for the upcoming fantasy action film A Writer's Odyssey, revealing a first look at the demonic villain Redmane. A WRITER'S ODYSSEY tells the story of Kongwen Lu (Dong Zijian, Ash is Purest White), the author of a fantasy novel series following a heroic teenager on a quest to confront Redmane. Through a strange twist of fate, the fantasy world of the novel begins to impact life in the real world, leading Guan Ning (Lei Jiayin, The Longest Day in Chang'An, Brotherhood of Blades) to accept a mission to kill the author. A Writer's Odyssey is directed by Lu Yang (Brotherhood of Blades) and also stars Yang Mi, Yu Hewei, Guo Jingfei, and Tong Liya.
To celebrate the film's launch and Chinese New Year, CMC Pictures has also partnered with renowned Michelin star chef, Top Chef, and Iron Chef alum Anita Lo for a special cooking class inspired by the movie on Thursday, February 11 at 3pm PT/6pm ET. You can tune in to Anita's Instagram to watch: www.Instagram.com/AnitaLoNYC
A Writer's Journey premieres in select theatres in the US on February 12th.
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