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‘Flying Swords’ set for U.S. in Imax 3D

Jet Li starrer a boffo success at Chinese box office

Imax and Indomina Releasing are partnering for a North America release in Imax 3D for Bona Film Group’s “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” in September. Pic stars Jet Li.

Flying Swords” is the first Chinese-language film to be released in the Imax 3D format and the fourth-highest grossing Chinese-language film of all time.

Since the film’s December opening in China, “Swords” has grossed $86.5 million, with $10.6 million at 61 digital Imax theaters.

Flying Swords” is directed by Tsui Hark and also stars Zhou Xun, Aloys Chen Kun, Gwei Lun-Mei, Li Yuchun and Mavis Fan. Li plays a Ming Dynasty general at odds with an evil, power-hungry eunuch.

Hark teamed with Indomina on last year’s “Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame.”

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