Trailer Bulletin: Zhang Yimou's "Curse of the Golden Flower"

by | September 5, 2006 | Comments

Yimou Zhang, the man who brought you "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," has another epic adventure in the works. The new one is called "Curse of the Golden Flower," and Sony’s planning to release it on December 22nd. Check out the all-new trailer.

The trailer’s up at IGN FilmForce.

The synopsis (courtesy of Coming Soon.net) goes like this: "
In the spirit of such landmark Asian films as Akira Kurosawa‘s "Ran" from Japan and Zhang Yimou’s own "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," "Curse of the Golden Flower" promises to be Zhang Yimou’s most colorful and biggest production to date, fusing high drama and romantic intrigue with the best of contemporary martial arts.

The plot concerns the volatile balance of power between the King (Chow Yun-Fat) and the Queen (Gong Li) and his three sons, which entails betrayal, deceit and passion, pitting the King against Queen and father against sons. The glorious canvas includes many of the creative team behind "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers": cinematographer Zhao Xiading (Oscar nominated for "House of Flying Daggers"), production designer Huo Tingxiao, action director Tony Ching Siu-Tung, sound designer Tao Jing and producers Bill Kong and Zhang Wei Ping. The music is composed by Shigeru Umebayashi ("Hero," "2046," "In the Mood for Love") and the costume designer is Yee Chung Man ("So Close")."

Tag Cloud

GIFs Toys Star Wars DirecTV Best and Worst Animation crime Fox News Syfy vampires Premiere Dates Schedule X-Men 2015 TBS Fantasy harry potter serial killer Oscars FX composers Kids & Family Comedy Musicals TruTV Masterpiece Disney Channel Holidays GLAAD Awards Rock Podcast Bravo cooking BBC America TIFF biography cops MSNBC Trivia Esquire Reality Competition crime thriller Valentine's Day Cartoon Network SundanceTV Star Trek Country Logo based on movie Summer 24 frames BET Fall TV supernatural Biopics Mystery IFC The CW historical drama Box Office VH1 Winners Food Network Rom-Com Mary Tyler Moore President Watching Series Extras Set visit Hulu Tomatazos thriller Drama VICE American Society of Cinematographers CBS docudrama MTV TCA 2017 sitcom Martial Arts Emmys zombie Action SDCC Superheroes Election Nominations Nat Geo FOX politics Grammys NYCC Musical singing competition Sneak Peek Pop Rocky Music E! Starz 007 Calendar Cosplay CMT TLC crime drama LGBTQ technology TV ABC NBC period drama Comedy Central ABC Family El Rey AMC CBS All Access Lifetime Sundance Opinion The Arrangement Nickelodeon History Disney Horror USA Red Carpet science fiction Photos BBC Showtime Lionsgate boxoffice Marvel Teen Adult Swim 2016 social media Countdown Interview TNT Pirates Character Guide sports TV Land war Winter TV RT History cinemax travel Thanksgiving First Look Universal Amazon GoT Super Bowl diversity Spring TV Tumblr ESPN Writers Guild of America Sci-Fi Crackle police drama aliens Reality Polls and Games APB Video Games Infographic Year in Review HBO Ghostbusters adventure TCA DC Comics Dark Horse Comics FXX discovery CNN dramedy PBS WGN 2017 Marathons psycho TCM comiccon A&E Comic Book ITV PaleyFest Freeform Netflix Certified Fresh OWN Trailer