The Donnie Yen-featuring activity spine chiller “Seething Fire” will open in North American auditoriums on Aug. 13, its wholesaler Well Go USA Entertainment reported Friday.
The movie is the last task of the late famous Hong Kong movie chief Benny Chan, who died the previous summer. Chan was dearest for action films like “The White Storm” and Jackie Chan pictures like “New Police Story.”
“Seething Fire” will screen in front of its broader theatrical outing on Aug. 9 as the Centerpiece film selection of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF). Not long from now, it will arrive on the martial arts streaming channel Hi-YAH!, preceding its physical and digital release.
“We have been long-time champions of both the late director Benny Chan’s work and Donnie Yen,” said NYAFF executive director Samuel Jamier. “The Centerpiece presentation is the keystone event of NYAFF, representing the tone and unique spirit of our festival, which continues to celebrate popular movies alongside the best of international cinema.”
The festival awarded Chan its Daniel A. Specialty Award for Excellence in real life Cinema in 2014, and Yen acquired the Variety Star Asia Award in 2012.
“Raging Fire” is created by Emperor Film Production, Tencent Pictures and Super Bullet Pictures. Texas-settled Well Go procured the rights from Emperor.
Yen is known for his jobs in Disney’s live-action “Mulan” and the “Ip Man” franchise, among numerous others. Here, he will star as the regarded however hardline cop Shan, who has handled a long line of perilous cases. His past suddenly causes issues down the road for him when a sting activity is assaulted by a secretive gathering of crooks drove by Ngo (Nicholas Tse), an ex-cop and his previous protege. Ngo arrived in jail three years earlier because of a terrible mistake, and he arises with a longing to get back at each and every individual who has at any point violated him — including the one who once mentored him.
Yen and Tse (“New Police Story”) will lead a cast that additionally includes Patrick Tan (“Ip Man 3”), Jeana Ho (“The Grandmaster”) and Ray Liu (“Flash Point”). The film highlights work from activity chiefs Huen Chiu Ku (“Kill Bill: Vol. 1,” “Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Kung Fu Hustle”), Kenji Tanigaki (“Enter the Fat Dragon”) and Chirs Collins (“Ip Man 4”), just as action choreographer Kang Yu (“Chasing the Dragon”).