Our new pals over at DRAGON DYNASTY are setting to release the Hong Kong historical action epic LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION in an ace-kickin’ ‘Ultimate’ 2-Disc edition. Starring Zhang Ziyi and Daniel Wu, directed by Feng Xiaogang and featuring fight coreography from the legendary Yuen Woo-Ping. Check inside for all the details!
SANTA MONICA, CA – Blending dazzling choreography, dramatic camerawork and a Shakespeare tragedy, LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION debuts as a two-disc Ultimate Edition DVD set February 26th under the Dragon Dynasty label from Genius Products and The Weinstein Company.
Hong Kong’s 2006 Academy Award entry for Best Foreign Language Film, LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION stage is set in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period of 10th Century China, featuring elaborate period costumes and sets. Starring stunning Golden Globe® nominee Zhang Ziyi (Memoirs Of A Geisha, Rush Hour 2) and directed by Feng Xiaogang (A Sign, A World Without Thieves), LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION features intricate fight scenes from Jingwu Ma (Seven Swords) and Yuen Woo-Ping (fight choreographer, Matrix and Kill Bill films).
Dealing with themes of revenge and fate, the beautiful yet morose musical score of LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION by Oscar® winner Tan Dun (Best Music, Original Score, 2000, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) enhances the tone of the film by combining Western classical with Chinese classical music. LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION Ultimate Edition two-disc DVD includes commentary by Hong King cinema expert Bey Logan, interviews with director Feng Xiao-Gang and leading man Daniel Wu, behind-the-scenes featurettes and more!
Presented in Anamorphic Widescreen, those extras also include a trailer gallery and 2 production featurettes – The Making of LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION and A Dynasty Uncovered: Behind The Scenes On LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION
Check it out on the Dragon Dynasty homepage
and check out the trailer and more HERE