Donnie Yen emphasizes on martial arts elements as the highlight for the new version of “Thien Long Bat Bo”. In which Kieu Phong will use many types of weapons instead of just strength.
On December 24, the HK01 page reported that martial arts star Donnie Yen shared the production process of the movie Thien Long Bat Bo: Kieu Phong Story. This is a movie project that he wishes to release abroad so that international audiences can better understand the magnificence of the martial arts world Kim Dung in particular and Chinese martial arts in general.
According to Donnie Yen, Thien Long Bat Bo has been adapted to the screen many times, so to create a novelty, Donnie Yen will adapt the male lead Kieu Phong to use a variety of weapons when swords, knives, spears, and spears. , to diversify tactics. “Kieu Phong in the new version will master 18 types of weapons”, Donnie Yen emphasized.
In addition, at the battle that took place at Tu Hien Trang, Kieu Phong faced many martial arts masters. Donnie Yen also chooses opponents who can bring different colors to the fight.
In addition, the star Ip Man also introduced actor Tu Tieu Minh to take on the role of Cuu Ma Tri, one of the strongest opponents in Thien Long Eight. The film crew designed a special weapon with the shape of a shovel and crescent for this character.
Donnie Yen will be the strongest Kieu Phong in history.
The story in Thien Long Bat Bo: Kieu Phong story will take place in Tu Hien Trang, where Kieu Phong (Tieu Phong – Donnie Yen) is discovered by the heroes who are Khiet Dan, suspected of being a spy and want to kill. harm him.
Kieu Phong also fell into the trap of Murong Fu, suspected of killing the deputy boss Cai Bang Ma Dai Nguyen. Murong Phuc also arranged for Kieu Phong’s lover, A Chau (Tran Ngoc Ky) to be killed. Before fighting, Kieu Phong took out the wine to drink as if he had broken up with his former friends. The battle took place, Kieu Phong alone against the hero, Hang Long Thap Bat Chuong once again dominated the world, defeating them all.
China Times commented that the trailer has many battle scenes, less use of virtual effects, which is a higher rating than the movie Ỷ Thien Tu Long signed by producer Vuong Tinh before.
Thien Long Bat Bo: The Tale of Kieu Phong was filmed at the Heng Dian studio, outside in Shanxi, Canh Ho and cost 200 million HKD (25.4 million USD) to produce. In which, star Ip Man contributed 100 million HKD (12.7 million USD).
Besides Donnie Yen, the film also has the participation of actors Tran Ngoc Ky as A Chau, Luu Nha Sat as A Tu, Vuong Quan Hinh as Khang Man.
The project also has the participation of many famous martial arts stars such as Hue Anh Hong playing Diep Nhi Nuong, Vien Tuong Nhan taking on the role of Vo Danh Than Tang (Monk in charge of the Tang Kinh Cac), Do Ngoc Minh playing Doan Dien Khanh, Ngo Viet play the role of Murong Phuc… promises to have many eye-catching confrontations.