Produced by the same studio and production crew behind 2013’s blockbuster hit The White Storm <掃毒>, its spin-off film The White Storm 2 — Drug Lords <掃毒2天地對決> sees the return of Louis Koo (古天樂) and the addition of Andy Lau (劉德華), who also produces the film. Drug Lords is Louis and Andy’s first collaboration since 2007’s Protégé <門徒>.
Drug Lords stars Andy as Yu Shun-tin, a former triad leader turned millionaire philanthropist who develops a hatred towards drugs after witnessing his family falling to drug addiction. He offers a bounty of HK$100 million to eliminate the number one drug dealer in Hong Kong. Louis stars as Jizo, a drug dealer who accepts the challenge, and offers his own bounty of HK$110 million for Shun-tin’s life.
Also starring in Drug Lords is Michael Miu (苗僑偉), Karena Lam (林嘉欣), Chrissie Chau (周秀娜), Cherrie Ying (應采兒), Michelle Wai (衛詩雅), KK Cheung (張國強), and Kent Cheng (鄭則仕). The film is directed by Herman Yau (邱禮濤).
It premieres July 12, 2019.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.