If your a Donnie Yen Fan like all us here at Cinehouse you’ll know his latest movie THE LOST BLADESMAN(guan yun chang) on August 8th on DVD & Blu-Ray. Thanks to Icon Home Entertainment who are bring the great movie to the UK&Ireland have sent our other site Cinehouse an Exclusive look at the movie’s official UK trailer.
Yen stars as the legendary warrior Guan Yun Chang, sworn brother of the great warlord Liu Bei, who, on becoming separated from his friend during the tumultuous warring period of the Three Kingdoms, is taken prisoner by and agrees to fight temporarily alongside Liu Bei’s enemy and rival warlord, Cao Cao.
Guan’s heroism on the battlefield is rewarded with the title of Marquis of Hanshou and promotion to the rank of lieutenant general in Cao Cao’s army. The position allows him the freedom to escort Liu Bei’s concubine, Qi Lan, who is being held hostage by Cao Cao, back to her lord and master. But the journey is fraught with danger as Guan and Qi Lan must make their way through a number of mountain passes, all of which are occupied by enemy generals and their armies.
Co-written and co-directed by the duo responsible for the “Infernal Affairs” trilogy, Alan Mak and Felix Chong, and starring Donnie Yen (14 Blades; Bodyguards And Assassins; Ip Man), Jiang Wen (The Founding Of A Republic), Alex Fong (Triple Tap; Once A Gangster) and Sun Li (Fearless), with stunning action choreography by Yen.
This movie is certainly a must for all Donnie Yen & martial arts, and if your a massive fan of the star check out the movies official fanhub site http://www.cult-labs.com/lost-bladesman/, which will be full of interesting stuff on the Yen as well as the movie, also Stay tuned for a review of the movie too!
The Lost Bladesman will be released in the UK on DVD and Blu-ray by Icon Home Entertainment on 8th August 2011.