Sunday, September 16, 2007

Rule #1

Fortune Star Hong Kong, MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, Scorpio East Pictures, Dream Movie Entertainment Overseas and Boku Films are pleased to announce a collaboration to produce Singapore director Kelvin Tong’s (Picture left from MX File) latest horror thriller Rule #1.

Rule #1, which will be shot entirely in Hong Kong, features regional stars Shawn Yue, Ekin Cheng, Stephanie Che and Singapore’s Fiona Xie. A strong production team has been assembled to assist director Kelvin Tong that includes acclaimed cinematographer Keung Kwok Man (Protégé) and art director Horace Ma (Mr Nice Guy).

This mark the first time a Singapore director will be working on a movie in Hong Kong and principal photography will commence this month. The movie, budgeted at US$2 million, is targeted for a wide release across Asia in March 2008. Daniel Yun, Executive Producer and Managing Director of MediaCorp Raintree Pictures comments: “We have worked well with Kelvin Tong on The Maid and we are working with him on the sequel to the Maid. Rule #1 has a compelling premise and we hope that the various partners involved in this film project will help make this movie another break-out for Kelvin and for the Asian film industry”.

Lim Teck, General Manager of Scorpio East Pictures says: “We are very happy to have confirmed this exciting cast, and believes this movie represents a great opportunity for our local talent in Kelvin and Fiona to work and excel in Hong Kong.”

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