“Wings Over Everest
,” a new action-adventure film from veteran producer Terence Chang
and “Wolf Warrior 2
” producer Lu Jianmin, is poised to join the burgeoning Chinese sub-genre of rescue movies.
The Chinese- and English-language film stars Chinese actress Zhang Jingchu, Japanese actor Koji Yakusho and Taiwanese actor Austin Po-Hung Lin (“The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang
”). It is the first feature from writer-director Fei Yu, a former VP and lead game producer at Gameloft
, who later transitioned into screenwriting and content development.
” is backed by Lu’s Spring Era Films, Fei’s firm Mirage
, Beijing Saite Century Films, and Tokyo-based entertainment company Vap
, a subsidiary of Nippon TV
. It is the second collaboration between producer Chang and actress Zhang, who previously worked together on the Andy Lau
-starring 2017 action film “The Adventurers
,” which grossed $34 million (RMB237 million).
Shot in China, Canada and Nepal, the movie tells the