Posted Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The action/romance about star-crossed lovers is coming to Blu-ray in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, Well Go USA Entertainment is preparing The Assassin's Blade' for Blu-ray on May 7.
The celebrated cast includes Charlene Choi ('The Jade and The Pearl,' 'The Sorcerer and the White Snake'), Chun Wu ('Magic to Win,' 'My Kingdom'), Ge Hu ('1912'), Xin Xin Xiong ('Tai Chi Zero') and Siu-Wong Fan ('Ip Man,' 'Wu Dang'). Based upon a famous Chinese legend, 'The Assassin's Blade' tells the story of Zhu Yanzhi (Charlene Choi), who chooses to disguise her female identity in order to be accepted into the country’s most prestigious male-only martial arts academy, where she immediately finds herself at odds with her superior, Liang (Chun Wu).
But soon, a stronger connection develops between the two, and as their attraction grows, so does the danger of Liang discovering Zhu’s gender. It’s not until Zhu is required to return home that she reveals her true identity. Could it be that they're destined to be together? As the two lovers dare to voice their feelings, Zhu and Liang learn that her parents have betrothed her to Ma Wencai (Ge Hu). Will the star-crossed couple ever be able to create a life together or are they doomed to a life without love?
Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Assassin's Blade' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 7.
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