Artist 手指断了a , most famous for doing the Chinese posters for films such as Blade Runner 2049, Ghost in the Shell, and Ready Play One, had this set of cyberpunk Beijing images that I absolutely love.
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Daniel Wu, cyborgs in cyberpunk wuxia photoshoot
Have you seen Daniel Wu in the Tomb Raider yet? Either way, here’s this awesome cyberpunk wuxia (is this a genre? If not, we’re going to make it one.) photoshoot by Chen Man from last year.
April Fool’s Day: Cyberpunk Wuxia adaptation of Laughing in the Wind
The latest adaptation of political intrigue wuxia novel Laughing in the Wind is a groundbreaking cyberpunk wuxia film set in a future where the world is ran by several major corporations that maintain order in the society. Opposite them are the Sun & Moon Collective, a loosely connected group of increasingly violent activists seeking to overthrow the military-industrial complex.
The Lin family has long been rumored to hold the rights to a ground-breaking technology that has never been used. When the family is reportedly slaughtered by a group of bandits, the sole surviving member – Lin Pingzhi (Dilraba) – becomes a target as all sides, including herself, seek to find her heirloom technology.
But the technology was unused for a reason. Humans don’t realize their choices until a few seconds after the decision-making process. The program’s complex algorithms allows the user to make instant optimal decisions to achieve preset goals, but users won’t realize their decisions until it’s too late to stop them. The program’s use causes the user to slowly be consumed by the algorithms until they become AI’s solely driven by the preset goals. Continue reading
Flame’s Daughter males star in modern wuxia shoot
Vic Zhou, Zhang Binbin and Liu Ruilin of Flame’s Daughter
team up separately pose for a modern wuxia photoshoot.
Harper’s Bazaar is really pounding the revamped wuxia concept recently, having done at least three other shoots in the past six months. After these and Liu Yifei’s shoot, I am even more ready than ever for a cyberpunk wuxia film (no, Jared Leto being creepy shifu in a world with fembots in cheongsam does not count).
Chen Man releases brilliant new photo shoot starring Zhou Dongyu
It’s been ages since I last saw a Chen Man (and Zhou Dongyu) photo shoot that I liked. This is the second set to be released from the collaboration between Harper’s Bazaar Movie and The Thousand Faces of Dunjia. Female lead Ni Ni’s shots can be found here. Continue reading
Zhang Ziyi in modern wuxia shoot
Zhang Ziyi and photographer also did a gorgeous modern wuxia shoot. Whose do you like better, this one or Liu Yifei and Liu Zongyan’s? Continue reading
Liu Yifei in modern wuxia shoot
Actress Crystal Liu Yifei ( catch her in upcoming Once Upon a Time) brings a modern take on wuxia for her Cosmo photoshoot by Liu Zongyuan. Now i really want a modern wuxia film with this type of styling.
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