‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Sequel In Charge of Yuen Woo-ping Not Ang Lee This Time
“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is most remembered for Chinese wuxia and multiple awards. The movie that came in year 2000 was a directorial venture of Ang Lee which claimed international awards and made box-office records worldwide. But the sequel of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is said to be done without Ang Lee this time. Find out more here.
It is reportedly said that Lee has shown no interest to work on similar story. In an excerpt from an interview at Cannes Film Festival 2013, Lee said that, filmmaking is like a part of life and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” has become past for him which he has already explored and is not interested in the same story anymore, as reported by Asia One News.
The sequel is said to be in charge of veteran filmmaker Yuen Woo-Ping from Hongkong. It will be carried ahead by The Weinstein Company. The critics and box-office experts predict that the sequel might not surpass the record-breaking success of first part.
But with director Yeun onboard, it can definitely make a difference to the experts. The director has expertise in martial arts choreography and action sequences. He is generously followed by many fans of the film fraternity worldwide which includes some of the top notch directors of Hollywood, as stated by Tom Prince, the executive VP of physical production Weinstein.
It is said that the script has been revised almost 10 times in the duration of 7 years. The company has taken John Fusco, the famous screenwriter in the team as the writer for “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel. The film is set to hit the theatres in February 2016 at the time of Chinese Lunar New Year.
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