Will Lei Jiayin find his son or get caught in Dong Zijian’s fantasy mystery?

Brotherhood in Blades director Lu Yang released a trailer for his latest film, fantasy thriller Assassin in Red 刺杀小说家. The film stars Lei Jiayin, Dong Zijian, Yang Mi, Yu Hewei, Guo Jingfei, Tong Liya, and Dong Jie and is set for a Chinese New Year release in 2021.

Synopsis and posters here.

Desperate to find his missing daughter, a father (Lei Jiayin) agrees to help a mysterious woman (Yang Mi) assassinate a novelist (Dong Zijian). At the same time, the young hero in the book’s alternate universe has also put his revenge plan into motion, and his actions begin to affect the real world. Costars include Yu Hewei (The Island)and Guo Jingfei (Nirvana in Fire II).

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