THE MOVIE: Cold War is directed by first-time directors, Longman Leung and Sunny Luk. Although the duo have no films to their credit, their riveting script for Cold War is what drew Hong Kong’s biggest stars in. The film stars Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, and Tony Leung Ka Fai, Aarif Lee, Gordon Lam, Andy On, Terence Yin, Charlie Yeung, Eddie Peng, Chin Ka-lok and Ma Yili.
Andy Lau said “Infernal Affairs was a classic gangster film ten years ago. It is my pleasure to play a part in Coldwar and hope it can become the new benchmark for Hong Kong gangster films for the next ten years.” Cold War hopes to be a blockbuster in Hong Kong gangster films.
Updates: Twitchfilm has confirmed that The Corruptor’s Byron Mann has joined the cast.
A teaser poster and synopsis have hit the web. Stars Aaron Kwok and Tony Leung Ka Fai were on hand to promote the film in Beijing yesterday. Kwok said of his co-star Leung: “He is the best actor of all time. After reading the script, I immediately made up my mind to join the film.” Twitch has posted a promotional teaser trailer.
Don’t miss the explosive new trailer for the film! Chinese Films notes that this is the first time Aaron Kwok and Andy Lau have starred in a movie together since 1991′s Saviour of the Soul. Expect Cold War in Hong Kong theaters this October 18th, 2012.
A new promotional trailer for the movie, courtesy of Chinese Films. A new 70-second trailer designed for Mainland Chinese audiences. Finally, we’ve got a decent poster for Cold War, courtesy of Chinese Films. Here’s a new behind the scenes video. No English subtitles but it’s still an interest looking at the making of the film.
The producers have been pretty shy about publicizing Andy Lau’s cameo in the film, as they reportedly don’t want to spoil his character’s role in the story. But today we’ve got some pics of the famous actor in the movie.
BREAKING NEWS: The final trailer is online at Chinese Films, although it requires a plug-in. We’ll provide a YouTube or similar link when available. Cold War releases in Chinese theaters on November 8th, 2012.