Exclusive: Hong Kong-based start-up Young Live Entertainment (Yle) is introducing its debut slate at Filmart, including action titles The Game Changer, starring Huang Zitao and Peter Ho
, and Kungfu Is Not Fighting, directed by Marco Mak
Directed by Xixi Gao
, The Game Changer is a period action title about gang wars in Shanghai.
Currently in pre-production, the film also stars Wang Xueqi
(Helios, Iron Man 3
). Gao previously directed top-rating TV dramas including Legend Of Chu And Han, Three Kingdoms
and Shanghai Bund.
Also in pre-production, Kungfu Is Not Fighting is produced by veteran director-producer Jeffrey Lau
. Mak’s directing credits include Naked Soldier and Colour Of The Truth.
A subsidiary of China’s Yongle Group, Yle aims to develop and finance Hong Kong stories as well as cherry-pick mainland Chinese titles for international distribution.
Former Star Alliance executive Angus Chan
heads the Hong Kong-based operation.
Hong Kong titles on the company’s slate include action thriller