The film is currently in post-production and set for a release in March 2017.
Well Go also acquired rights for the U.K., Australia and New Zealand.
With sales handled by Hong Kong’s Media Asia, it was previously licensed to CDC (Latin America); Sky Films (Taiwan); Clover Films (Singapore); MM2 (Malaysia); Wanda Vietnam Media (Vietnam); Sookie Pictures (South Korea); Golden Yellow Tree (Myanmar); EIM (airlines).
Directed and produced by Gordon Chan, the film is the story of how a Chinese general defeated Japanese pirates by using unique stratagems and maverick tactics.
The deal was sealed in Toronto, where WellGo also picked up rights to Chinese drama “I Am Not Madame Bovary,” directed by Feng Xiaogang.