The Liquidator 心理罪之城市之光 is based on Lei Mi’s novel of the same name, and stars Deng Chao (Duckweed), Ethan Ruan (Begin Again) and Liu Shishi (Lost Love in Times).
Deng Chao stars as Fang Mu, a genius detective who has exceptional powers of observation and deduction. He uses his skills to track down the criminal behind a string of serial murder cases with the help of forensic scientist Mi Nan, played by Liu Shishi.
Ethan Ruan stars as Jiang Ya, a psychopathic killer who monitors every seedy citizen in the city and murders them when they show the slightest desire of committing crime. Jiang Ya sees himself as the saviour and the only ray of light in a dark and corrupt city.
Guest stars include Karena Lam (Heaven in the Dark) as a mysterious person who will steer the protagonists in the right direction and Guo Jingfei (Happy Mitan) as a lawyer who is prone to making some amoral choices.
The movie is directed and written by Xu Jizhou (Rookie Agent Rouge), and will premiere on September 30th.