UPDATED: The trailer with English subtitles has hit the web.
Check out the trailer for the upcoming Chinese action thriller Sky on Fire directed by Hong Kong action veteran Ringo Lam (Wild City, Maximum Risk). The film is apparently the latest entry in Lam’s cult “…on Fire” crime film series, with the previous entries being Prison on Fire, Prison on Fire II, City on Fire and School on Fire, the first three starring Chow Yun-Fat.
Unfortunately there are no trailers with English subtitles yet, but this link will be refreshed once one becomes available. Subtitles or not, this trailer looks pretty good, a strong old school Hong Kong action vibe which is always a good thing, in my opinion.
The plot apparently follows a security guard (Daniel Wu) who becomes embroiled in a battle to protect stem cell research, which can potentially cure cancer, from falling into the wrong hands. That could change, though, as other sites report that the film’s plot is still under wraps. Hell, as of this writing, imdB hasn’t even listed the film’s page yet.
“I said yes without even reading the script because John Woo, Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark are the guys who have initiated this new wave of classic Hong Kong and I always wanted to work with them. The movie is called Sky on Fire, but it could just as well be described as City on Fire 2.”
My sentiments exactly. Sky on Fire also stars Amber Kuo (Jian Bing Man), Joseph Chang (Wild City), Leon Lai (Bodyguards and Assassins), Zhang Jingchu (Rush Hour 3), Simon Yam (SPL II: A Time for Consequences) and Gordon Lam (Trivisa). The film hits Asian theaters on November 25, 2016.
Also, two posters for the film:
Thanks to: jim