China Lion Set to Release MY LUCKY STAR Film Featuring Wang Leehom and Ziyi Zhang, 9/20
China Lion announced today that it has acquired and will release the film My Lucky Star on September 20th in North America day-and-date with Mainland China. The film stars Ziyi Zhang and WAng Leehom and follows the continuing comedic adventures of Sophie (Zhang) as she finds herself caught up in an international diamond heist that draws her towards a sexy spy (Wang) trying to save the world. The film serves as a standalone production with a contained storyline rather than a sequel to the film Sophie's Revenge.
Directed by American helmer Dennie Gordon and produced by Ming Beaver Kwei, Second Chan, William Cheng, Ling Lucas and Zhang, the film is set for a limited release across the U.S. and Canada in major metro areas, including Boston, Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, and the Washington, D.C., area, with specific locations to be announced.
Ziyi Zhang is the star of the Weinstein's action, drama The Grandmaster and known for her performance in the Academy Award winning films, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Memoirs of a Geisha. Zhang is currently repped by ICM , Mosaic and manager Ling Lucas.
WAng Leehom, the Lust, Caution star, is currently starring in Michael Mann's untitled cyberthriller with Chris Hemsworth. Leehom has also signed to play the title role in Magic Storm Entertainment's Annihilator, based on the Stan-Lee created character. Leehom is currently represented by CAA, Untitled Entertainment and Universal Network East West.
China Lion Film Distribution Inc. was founded by its current President Jiang Yanming in October of 2010, devoting itself to distributing top Chinese-language films throughout North America. China Lion is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Toronto, Sydney and Beijing and has theatrically released a number of major films from top producers throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including most recently Tiny Times, Tiny Times 2 and So Young.
China Lion can be found on the web at: http://www.facebook.com/chinalionfilm
The international trailer for My Lucky Star can be viewed here: