Martial Arts Superstar Chow Yun-Fat Returns
Yifei Liu and Hiroshi Tamaki Also Star in
Director Linshan Zhao’s Historical Drama
Debuting on Blu-ray®, DVD and Digital January 8th
Bonus Materials Include a Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
PLANO, TEXAS. (November 6, 2012) – Legendary action hero Chow Yun-Fat (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Dragonball: Evolution) tackles his most demanding role yet in Director Linshan Zhao’s action-adventure film THE ASSASSINS, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital January 8th from Well Go USA Entertainment. Also starring Yifei Liu (White Vengeance) and Hiroshi Tamaki (Heavenly Forest), the lavish historical action drama is set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history and focuses on Han Dynasty warlord Cao Cao (Chow Yun-Fat) in his latter years, as he explores the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son. Bonus materials in a behind-the-scenes featurette.
During the Three Kingdoms period, Cao Cao stands as the last pillar of power preventing the collapse of the Han throne. Emperor Xian, who sits on that throne, cares more about music and poems than his own power. But behind the Emperor’s disinterest, rumors that Cao Cao wants the throne for himself have driven Emperor Xian to plot Cao Cao’s assassination, a plan that’s been years in the making. An ancient prophecy states that when the four elemental start to align, a new dynasty will arise, and in 221 A.D., they do. With the weakened government and impending omen, Cao Cao has enemies everywhere, and they all want him dead. Someone has been abducting the children of Cao Cao’s dead enemies and training them to be assassins. In 221, they are grown, and sent to infiltrate Bronze Sparrow Tower. When the four stars align over Bronze Sparrow Tower, the struggle for Cao Cao’s life begins …
§ Behind the Scenes
THE ASSASSINS has a runtime of approximately 103 minutes and is not rated.
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Catalog #: WGU01360B
Catalog #: WGU01359D
UPC Code: 812491013601
UPC Code: 812491013595
Pre-Order Date: 12/04/12
Pre-Order Date: 12/04/12
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Well Go USA, Inc. (www.wellgousa.com) is a theatrical and home entertainment distribution company that specializes in bringing top content, including the best in Asian Cinema to North America. As a leader in independent film distribution, Well Go's titles can be seen across a variety of formats and platforms including in theaters, on DVD, Blu-ray, digital (video-on-demand, electronic sell-through and streaming) and broadcast television through cable and satellite. Since 1994, Well Go has acquired and released over 2,000 titles worldwide. In 2005, Well Go expanded its distribution to North America where five to ten titles are released monthly.