U.S./Canada CNY Film Releases

Chinese New Year is coming up, and that means some of the year’s biggest blockbusters will be coming. Watch out for a post on all the films premiering, but for those of you in U.S./Canada, here’s a list of films you might catch near you. I’m pretty sure all of these will also show in Australia, and a few in the U.K.     Go on the distributer’s sites to find more about whether they’re playing at a theater near you.

HCollective

A Better Tomorrow 2018 英雄本色2018 –  Jan 19

  • Director: Ding Sheng
  • Starring: Wang Kai, Wang Dalu, Ma Tianyu

Monster Hunt 2 捉妖记2 – Feb 18

  • Director: Raman Hui
  • Starring: Tony Leung Chiu-wai Bai Baihe, Jing Boran, Li Yuchun

China Lion Film

The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes 前任攻略3:再见前任- now 

  • Director: Tian Yusheng
  • Cast: Han Geng, Zheng Kai


Youth 芳华 – now

  • Director: Feng Xiaogang
  • Cast: Miao Miao, Huang Xuan, Zhong Chuxi, Yang Caiyu

Till the End of the World 南极绝恋   – Feb 2

  • Director: Wu Youyin
  • Cast: Mark Zhao, Yang Zishan

I’m going to guess that they’re also going to pick up Chinatown Detectives 2 唐人街探案2 as well, but there has been no official announcements.

Well Go USA:

Goldbuster 妖铃铃 -now

  • Director: Sandra Ng
  • Cast: Sandra Ng, Francis Ng, etc. 

The Monkey King 3 西游记之女儿国   – TBD

  • Director: Cheang Pou-soi
  • Cast:Feng Shaofeng, Zhao Liying

Operation Red Sea 红海行动  – TBD

  • Director: Dante Lam
  • Cast: Zhang Yi, Du Jiang, Huang Jingyu, Hai Qing and Prince Mak

Monster Hunt 2 releases first trailer

In my honest opinion, the new trailer for the much-anticipated sequel to Monster Hunt looks like an underwhelming mess, though I do hope I can eat my words when it premieres on February 16th.

Tony Leung plays an unlucky gambler who travels the realms with Benben, and the two find a new companion in Huba, who had left the demon world to look for its parents Jing Boran and Bai Baihe.