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Battle Over Orlando Bloom ‘S.M.A.R.T. Chase’ Pic Ends In Bliss, Literally

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Battle Over Orlando Bloom ‘S.M.A.R.T. Chase’ Pic Ends In Bliss, Literally
Exclusive: Eventually released in China much later than anticipated, the Orlando Bloom starring S.M.A.R.T. Chase was not the big box office winner its producers desired but Shanghai-based Bliss Media have come out victors in a long legal BTS battle over the pic.

Almost two years after Stateside set Das Films sued Bliss in Los Angeles Superior Court for kicking them off the project, an arbitration final award has come down strongly in favor of the Wei Han founded company over the action flick that came out last fall in the Middle Kingdom.

“Bliss Media established that Das Films breached the Producer Deal Memo, breached the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and, through Das, negligently misrepresented Donaldson’s availability,” writes retired Judge Terry Friedman in the August 13 final award arbitration ruling, noting the shell game seemingly played with bringing November Man helmer Roger Donaldson on as S.
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Exclusive Clip From Orlando Bloom Actioner ‘The Shanghai Job’

Coming to digital at the end of January and then DVD in early February 2018 is the Orlando Bloom action film The Shanghai Job, and we have an exclusive clip from it to share.

Pirates of the Caribbean and Lord of the Rings superstar Orlando Bloom stars in this Shanghai-set feature debut from Charles Martin (director of Skins and gripping TV crime drama Marcella), from the team behind Mechanic Resurrection, Welcome To The Punch and Iron Man 3.

Bloom lights up the screen as the charismatic and not-to-be-messed-with Danny Stratton – a cross between Jason Bourne and The Transporter. Entrusted with taking the ultra-valuable Zodiac Vase – ‘the soul of China’ – from Shanghai to London, Stratton’s hi-tech crew are hijacked on their way to the airport in a nerve-shredding chase sequence – by the same gang who hit Stratton a year before and left his career in tatters. Bloom is brilliant as a
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Video: The Shanghai Job – Trailer

Orlando Bloom is sporting blonde hair again, although this time at a much shorter length for his new film The Shanghai Job. Before you ask, this is not a sequel to The Italian Job, thank God.

Bloom plays Danny Stratton, a washed-up private security agent, who gains a chance of restoring his reputation when he’s given the opportunity to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai. However during the mission he is ambushed and with the woman he loves in danger, must work with his team of experts to save her and outsmart the mastermind behind the heist.

The Shanghai Job is coming to digital platforms 29th January 2018 and DVD 5th February. Check out the trailer above and let us know your thoughts below.
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The Shanghai Job trailer, starring Orlando Bloom

Joseph Baxter Nov 24, 2017

Orlando Bloom stars in action movie The Shanghai Job, protecting Chinese antiquities and rescuing his kidnapped love.

The Shanghai Job is a British-Chinese produced action flick, starring Orlando Bloom, that was initially released in China in September as S.M.A.R.T. Chase. However, since its upcoming UK and Us. release clearly demands a snappier title than that, a title change occurred.

Now, the trailer for said release has arrived, showing Bloom channeling what’s left of his Legolas-like reflexes in some street skirmishes and high-speed car chases.

Video of The Shanghai Job - UK Trailer - starring Orlando Bloom and Simon Yam - Song "Roulette" by Katy Perry

The Shanghai Job trailer centres on British bodyguard Danny Stratton (Bloom), who sports a good amount of snark, since his current gigs pale in comparison to his former glory as a private security agent, which ended after a serious mistake. However,
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Exclusive trailer for The Shanghai Job starring Orlando Bloom

Thanks to the folks at Signature Entertainment, we’ve got an exclusive trailer for you in The Shanghai Job, the upcoming action thriller from first time feature director Charles Martin (Skins, Marcella), which sees superstar Orlando Bloom leading a cast that also includes Ip Man veterans Lynn Xiong, Simon Yam and Xing Yu. Take a look at the poster, synopsis and trailer below…

Washed-up private security agent Danny Stratton has been reduced to low level bodyguarding operations, after a botched job when a Van Gogh painting in his care was stolen. He gets a chance to restore his reputation when he’s given the rare opportunity to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai. In the course of the mission he is ambushed, and, with the safety of the woman he loves in jeopardy, Danny has to work with his team of experts to save her, whilst also outsmarting
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Boyd Holbrook to star in Juan Cabral’s 'Two/One'

Protagonist boards sales for Cannes; Vancouver, Shanghai production start later this year.

Bliss Media has announced that Boyd Holbrook will star in Argentine director Juan Cabral’s Two/One.

Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales in Cannes, while Bliss Media fully financed the film and is handling Chinese distribution rights. CAA arranged financing and represents North American rights.

Two/One centres on Kaden, a world-class ski jumper in Whistler, Canada, who is unexpectedly presented with the chance of reconnecting with his teenage sweetheart. Khai is a corporate executive in Shanghai whose fantasy girl has just started working in his office.

The two men go about their lives, without knowing that they are connected. When one is awake, the other is asleep. They are, in some strange way, the same person. The question is what happens if they were ever to meet.

Bliss Media’s Wei Han, RedRum FilmsChris Clark and Flora Fernandez Marengo will produce, along
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