Wide release planned for 3D porn pic
Milt Barlow. “3D Sex and Zen” is a darker reboot of the comedic soft-core porn trilogy made in Hong Kong in the 1990s. Pic features Japanese porn stars Saori Hara and Yukiko Suho along with Hong Kong thesp Vonnie Lu. Screenplay by Stephen Shiu, Stephen Shiu Jr. and Mark Wu is based on Li Yu’s novel “The Carnal Prayer Mat,” about the sexual exploits of a young scholar named Wei Yangsheng. The film is produced by Stephen Shiu, exec producer of the 1991 “Sex and Zen.” Set up last year, China Lion Film Distribution is a joint venture between China-based Jiang Yanming and New Zealand-based Barlow. It intends to distribute up to 15 Chinese-language films a year internationally.
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