The picture, which goes into production in early 2016, was co-written by W. Earl Brown (“Deadwood,” “Bloodworth”) and Jonathan Lim (“Pali Road”). Lim will also direct and produce.
The film is a co-venture between the U.S.’s Crimson Forrest Entertainment and China’s Huace Media Group and Cuixing Media Group.
The story is a Chinese-Western genre mashup featuring a group of displaced Chinese immigrant workers who fought back against growing racial tensions and discrimination after the building of the U.S. railroads in the 1800s.
“We’re combining two popular pop cult genres and assembling a highly talented cast whose martial arts skills will excite all fans of the genre. This is a piece of forgotten history that needs to revisited, and ironically is