Wong Kar-wai’s Blossoms Shanghai features The Wild Goose Lake star Hu Ge within the lead.
Filmmaker Wong Kar-wai has confirmed that he’s creating and producing a TV collection, Blossoms Shanghai, primarily based on the Jin Yucheng’s celebrated novel Blossoms.
The collection completely filmed in Shanghai, where the long-lasting auteur director was born, is written by award-winning Shanghainese screenwriter Qin Wen.
Wong is about as series producer and director of the pilot episode, whereas Academy Award-winning cinematographer, Peter Pau, is on board for visual supervision. The collection functions The Wild Goose Lake star Hu Ge within the lead.
Here’s the English poster for Wong Kar-wai’s subsequent venture, with the total title revealed to be ‘Blossoms Shanghai’: https://t.co/YfbmNwmAvJ pic.twitter.com/G4XMavwNtk
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“Jin Yucheng’s landmark novel Blossoms has been the right backdrop to visualise and share my love for my birth city.
“With the series, I want to invite the viewers to immerse within the intrigues of Shanghai and its inhabitants within the early 1990s, an thrilling time that paved the process for the prosperity of recent Shanghai,” Wong stated in an announcement to Variety.
In the collection, touted to be a story of journey and reinvention, Hu performs a self-made millionaire. The story focuses on his character’s journey from being a younger opportunist with a troubled previous to accumulating dazzling wealth within the metropolis of Shanghai.
Wong’s Jet Tone Films is producing with sister firm Block 2 Distribution dealing with worldwide sales. Tencent Penguin Pictures has acquired rights for China.
The filmmaker had introduced over a 12 months in the past that he’s engaged on a characteristic movie primarily based on Yucheng’s novel. The production and development on the venture was suspended resulting from coronavirus pandemic.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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