Exceptional: Epic Chinese war drama The 8 Hundred has been acquired for British isles theatrical after mining box business gold in its native China.
The film became the initially blockbuster-degree strike in the pandemic period when it produced in China on August 21, grossing $336M in the territory to date, which locations it at no.2 on the world-wide box business chart for this yr powering only Poor Boys For Daily life.
Now, Trinity Cine Asia has moved to acquire British isles and Eire legal rights and has set a September 16 release in equally 2D and IMAX.
Directed by Guan Hu (Mr. Six), the pic is established throughout the Struggle of Shanghai and stars Zhang Yi, Wang Qianyuan, Jiang Wu and Li Chen. It shot entirely with Imax cameras.
Th 8 Hundred previously confronted issues with the Chinese censors, owning been pulled from its slot as the opening night time motion picture Shanghai International Film Festival very last year, prior to at some point currently being cleared for release this calendar year.