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Arclight Films Announces 2012 Filmart Lineup & Sale of THE ASSASSINS Starring Chow Yun Fat to Well Go USA

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Arclight Films, one of the world’s premiere independent film sales and production companies, with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Hong Kong and Toronto announces their 2012 Filmart Lineup and the sale of THE ASSASSINS to Well Go USA. The ever-expanding business, now in its tenth year, offers a dynamic roster of films that span three divisions: Arclight, the parent company, Darclight, specializing in edgy genre-driven feature films, and Easternlight, with the largest offering of Asian Feature Films of any non Asian-based indie film label in the world.

“Hong Kong Filmart is an important time for us,” said Ying Ye, head of the Easternlight label. “We’re thrilled to be able to enter the market with an announcement of the sale of THE ASSASSINS (starring Chow Yun Fat and Crystal Liu Yi Fei, from the production team behind The Flowers of War) to Well Go USA who’ve acquired the North American rights,” she continued.

Below are highlights of the 2012 Arclight Films Hong Kong Filmart lineup.


Easternlight Lineup

2012 Hong Kong Filmart lineup includes DANGEROUS LIASIONS starring Zhang Ziyi, THE ASSASINS starring Chow Yun Fat (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: AT WORLD’S END), THE FOUR starring Crystal Liu (FORBIDDEN KINGDOM) and Deng Chao, and WHITE VENGEANCE starring Leon Lai Ming (FALLEN ANGELS, COMRADES), William Feng, and Crystal Liu (FORBIDDEN KINGDOM).

Arclight Lineup

Including but not limited to: MENTAL starring Toni Collette and Liev Schreiber, THE POWER OF FEW starring Christopher Walken, Christian Slater and Q’orianka Kilcher, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN starring Ryan Kwanten (TRUE BLOOD), Bojana Novakovic (EDGE OF DARKNESS, BURNING MAN, DEVIL) Alice Parkinson (X MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, SANCTUM) and SKY FORCE 3D a 3D animated family film from the team that brought us LITTLE GOBIE.

Darclight Lineup

BAIT 3D directed by Kimble Rendall (THE MATRIX TRILOGY) written by Russell Mulcahy (TALE OF THE MUMMY, HIGHLANDER, 
RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION), starring Xavier Samuel (TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE), Julian McMahon (RED, FANTASTIC FOUR FRANCHISE), and Sharni Vinson (YOU’RE NEXT, STEP UP 3D), WOLF CREEK 2 starring John Jarratt (WOLF CREEK, ROGUE, AUSTRALIA), REDD INC featuring Nicholas Hope (BAD BOY BUBBY), Kelly Paterniti (GRIFF THE INVISIBLE), Sam Reid (ANONYMOUS), James Mackay (DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, SHADOW PEOPLE produced by Michael Ohoven (COPOTE, THE DEVIL’S REJECTS) featuring Alison Eastwood (MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL, TIGHTROPE), Dallas Roberts (3:10 TO YUMA, WALK THE LINE), and INBRED featuring Jo Hartley (THIS IS ENGLAND, DEAD MAN’S SHOES), James Doherty (FOOTBALLER’S WIVES, EASTENDERS), Seamus O’Neill (THE WAR HORSE), James Burrows (THIS IS ENGLAND, EDEN LAKE, ROBIN HOOD)

LET THE BULLETS FLY Film Trailer

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Here is the trailer from WELL GO USA ENTERTAINMENT film “LET THE BULLETS FLY”. The movie is directed by Jiang Wen, starring Chow Yun Fat, Jiang Wen, Ge You, Carina Lau.

LET THE BULLETS FLY hits theaters March 2, 2012

In the lawless land that is rural China in the 1920s, legendary bandit “Pocky” Zhang (Jiang Wen) and his gang stage a train robbery. They are quite unhappy to discover that instead of silver, the only thing left on the train is the con man, Tang (Ge You). Desperate, Tang explains that he’s on his way to Goose Town, where he’s bought himself a governorship. If allowed to live, he will help Zhang assume the governorship in his place…where Zhang can make more money in one month as a corrupt politician

than he can in a year’s worth of train robberies. With Tang as his prisoner/counselor, off they go.

But neither realizes that Goose Town is already under the iron rule of the wealthy Master Huang (Chow Yun Fat, The Killer, Hard Boiled), whose charming exterior conceals a ruthless, conniving crime lord. As Zhang begins to see how badly Huang oppresses the citizens of Goose Town, he decides to do something about it, and Huang quickly senses a major threat to his empire.

Thus begins an escalating series of hyper-violent (and hilarious) mind games between the bandit and the crime lord, while the devious Tang tries to play both sides until he can exit the situation…preferably with a profit. The stakes quickly rise to ludicrous proportions in this masterfully vicious, pitch-black action-comedy (China’s highest grossing film of all time), and you’ll be laughing the entire time as double- and triple-crosses, razor-sharp wordplay, and hundreds of thousands of bullets explode across