CANNES — Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American distribution rights to “My Blueberry Nights” helmer Wong Kar Wai’s upcoming “Ashes of Time Redux.”
Pic, which is repped by Fortissimo Films, is a reworking of the Hong Kong-based director’s only martial arts pic.
“Redux” is now in advanced post-production and will be completed late this year.
Pic stars many of the biggest names in Chinese cinema including Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Kar-fai, Charlie Yeung, Jacky Cheung, Maggie Cheung and the late Leslie Cheung.
SPC previously released Wong’s “2046.”