Universe Films Distribution of Hong Kong presents (virtually) a series of high-profile blockbuster titles to buyers of the March.
They include Herman Yau‘s financial drama Parquet and Oxide Pang’s action thriller High Forces. Both are produced by and will be performed by Andy Lau.
Parquet talks about an intern and his mentor at a multinational investment bank. Filming is set to begin early next year with Oho Au in the cast.
High forces takes place on a plane where a former SWAT member is caught in a hijacking. The film stars Wendy Zhang and will go into production in September.
Universe is also managing an action drama about drug trafficking White storm 3, now filming in Yunnan province in China. Yau is directing again, this time with Louis Koo, Sean Lau and Aaron Kwok.
Barbara Wong’s romantic drama The flight of tomorrow is also on the Cannes Universe list and is now in production. Movie stars More than blue actor Jasper Liu as a young man whose memory is reset every day after a car accident.
Universe is also selling three other films slated for release later this year: Fire Fighting Drama Flashover which is slated for a Christmas outing and island escape thriller Call heaven for heaven, both headed by Pang; and kidnapping drama Atonement, co-directed by Mark Wu and Ronald Cheng, who also stars.