As Variety reports, the project from Abstract Entertainment and Eracme Entertainment will adapt the mythical Chinese character from the 16th Century novel Journey to the West into a modern setting.The tale of a "mythical monkey, born from stone, who takes on the magical powers of many transforming creatures" also inspired the Dragonball anime series, which ultimately[...]
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There's certainly none of the lunatic flair that embellished Stephen Chow's Journey to the West - which, incidentally, still hasn't Tsk! False advertising.Thanks to TwitchFilm for the embed. Think that superhero cinema is bogged down with never-ending origin stories? Seen Uncle Ben die one too many times? Had enough of Kal-El crash landing in Kansas?[...]
More or less everything in this trailer is some sort of gag and most of them are the kind of thing that wouldn't be out of place in a John K. cartoon.
Our first look at Stephen Chow and Derek Kwok's Journey to the West was a pretty simple, announcement-style teaser This time we get some actual footage from the film and, at the end, a rather Chow-like gag that made me make a proper noise That superb music from the first trailer is back too.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQeBjctS7ww[/youtube]I love it.Sure,[...]
The next big-budget, Chinese-produced retelling of the Journey to the West story has been directed by Stephen Chow and Gallants' Derek Kwok.This brief teaser trailer was unveiled at a press conference in China today, along with the above poster According to Mtime (via Twitch), Chow announced that he doesn't have a major acting role in[...]
Stephen Chow, has signed a seven year contract to make five films with the ChinaVision Media Group, and the first of these, Chu Mo Chuan Qi or Slayer Legend, will be released at Chinese New Year.Despite the title, this film will to be Chow's version of Journey to the West It was co-directed with Gallants'[...]
He has just signed a deal with producer Zhang Jizhong which could result in Journey to the West, the classic novel from China about the Monkey King, brought to the theatres in a series of big budget 3D movies Gaiman told The Hollywood Reporter: We have to do what Peter Jackson did with Lord of The[...]