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The Guillotines shows first movie poster for the Lau Wai-keung film

9 May 2013 6:03 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

The Well Go USA action adventure starring Zhang Wen and Xiaoming Huang, opens On Demand on May 14th, and hits theaters on June 14th. Also in the cast of Xue di zi are Shawn Yue, Yuchun Li, Ching-Tien Juan, Stephy Tang and Boran Jing. A secret brotherhood of assassins – The Guillotines – once favored by the Emperor, are now a force of terror and oppression under a new regime. Exiled to a remote village and hunted by a squad of fighters with firearms that challenge their cold steel, The Guillotines must now outwit and outfight enemies from both sides. »

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The Guillotines (2012) Movie Review

8 March 2013 7:14 AM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

With Chinese period epics still continuing to fill cinemas, it’s no surprise that old school Shaw Brothers favourites are increasingly being brought back to screens, 1975 classic “The Flying Guillotine” now reappearing as “The Guillotines”. The film was produced by Peter Chan, who recently updated the Shaws’ “Blood Brothers” as “The Warlords”, this time allowing Andrew Lau of “Infernal Affairs” fame to take the director’s seat and with a big name pan-Chinese language cast headlined by Huang Xiaoming (“Ip Man 2”), rising Taiwanese star Ethan Ruan (“Monga”), Shawn Yue (“Motorway”), pop singer Chris Li (“Bodyguards and Assassins”), Jing Boran (“The Bullet Vanishes”) and Wen Zhang (“Love is Not Blind”). The guillotines of the title are a secret brotherhood of assassins controlled by Emperor Qian Long (Wen Zhang) during the Qing Dynasty, their name also referring to the fearsome decapitation weapon they wield. Charged with bringing down rebel leader and apparent »

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Martin Scorsese to Executive Produce Andrew Lau's 'Green Dragons'

12 February 2013 4:53 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Berlin – Martin Scorsese and Andrew Lau will finally join forces on the New York-set gangster action-thriller Revenge of the Green Dragons, six years after the U.S. director won his first (and, as of yet, only) Oscar with The Departed, an adaptation of the Hong Kong filmmaker’s Infernal Affairs. Scorsese will serve as an executive producer for the project. It is understood that Lau visited the U.S. last month to confirm details of the production after spending the end of last year presiding over the release of his own directorial effort The Guillotines, which was repped

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