Currently in post-production is Jackie Chan’s Dragon Blade, a period piece that sees a Roman Legion getting caught up in an adventure in China where they cross paths with a Chinese hero played by Chan. They are forced to join forces to battle an even greater foe that threatens the whole world. The film also stars Adrien Brody, John Cusack, Choi Siwon, Lin Peng and Wang Tai Li.
Dragon Blade will be helmed by Daniel Lee, a veteran Hong Kong filmmaker, mostly known for 1994’s What Price Survival, 1996’s Black Mask, 2010’s 14 Blades, and most recently, 2011’s White Vengeance.
Updates: New press photo featuring the cast and director: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Lin Peng, Amanda Wang and filmmaker, Daniel Lee. Also, some new plot details have emerged. According to Film Business Asia: “Cusack plays a Roman General who teams up with a former military commander (played by Chan) to protect the western border; Brody plays the villain who is in pursuit of Cusack’s character.” | Pack of new posters ( 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 ) | Latest poster from AFM, featuring all three male leads. | First trailer. | 2nd trailer.
BREAKING NEWS: Check out the new Chinese theatrical poster.