It took HK$400 million, three years of preparation, and six months of filming to bring this trailer into the world.
First announced in 2015 and produced by Louis Koo’s (古天樂) One Cool Film Productions, Warriors of Future <明日戰記> took Louis three years of planning before it came into fruition. Directed by Ng Yuen-fai (吳炫輝), the film takes place in a futuristic Hong Kong, in the year 2055 when an alien vine known as “Pandora” invades a polluted Earth, destroying everything on its path. An armored military in Hong Kong is tasked with the mission to save everyone before the plant wipes Hong Kong off the map.
Warriors of Future features a star-studded cast, including Louis, Sean Lau (劉青雲), Carina Lau (劉嘉玲), Nick Cheung (張家輝), Philip Keung (姜皓文), and Tse Kwan-ho (謝君豪). The behind-the-scenes production team comprises of CG specialists from Hong Kong and overseas, setting a new standard for Asian sci-fi films.
Currently in post-production, Warriors of Future is slated for a 2019 release.
In related news, One Cool Film’s next big project is Back to the Past <尋秦記>, the film version of the 2001 TVB television drama A Step into the Past.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.