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Reign of Assassins Gets UK Theatrical Release Date
Posted January 10, 2013 06:46 PM by Webmaster
Ratpack Films will bring to UK cinemas the period action thriller Reign of Assassins, co-directed by John Woo (Red Cliff, Face/Off) and Su Chao-pin (Silk) and produced by Terence Chang (Woo's regular producer). The film stars Michelle Yeoh, Kelly Lin, Barbie Hsu, Shawn Yue, Jung Woo-sung, and Xueqi Wang. Release date is February 15th.
In Ancient China, "Drizzle" is the most deadly and ruthless assassin of the Dark Stone gang. After a life of theft and murder, she seeks to atone for her ways and leave the gang forever. Undergoing a drastic procedure to alter her appearance, she changes her name to Jing and starts a new life in the capital. Even with her newfound life as a shopkeeper and a budding romance to Ah-Sheng, the Dark Stone gang is hot on her trail. She alone holds the secret of the mystical Buddhist monk's remains, which legend says the possessor will gain control of the whole world. The gang will stop at nothing in their pursuit to control this power.
Note: Reign of Assassins is already available on Blu-ray in Hong Kong. Blu-ray.com has reviewed the release here.