Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Update: Robot

The Twitch site has reported that Hong Kong director Jeffery Lau's giant robot film, with the working title of Robot, began shooting in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province in mid December. A press conference was held there to introduce the cast, which includes Wu Jing, Hu Jun, Sun Li, Ronald Cheng and Alex Fong.
The film blends slapstick comedy and romance with advanced technology. Budgeted at around ten million US dollars, the film features explosive battles between robots, and between humans and robots, replete with special effects...
Meanwhile, Lau reports that these Transformer-inspired robots will be experts in Chinese kung-fu!

The film is expected to be released in the summer of 2009.

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