Posted Tue Apr 19, 2016 at 08:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The film starring Sammo Hung and Eddie Peng arrives on Blu-ray next month.
In an early announcement to retailers, Well Go USA will be releasing 'Rise of the Legend' on Blu-ray on May 24.
Martial Arts legend Sammo Hung (Ip Man 2) takes on Eddie Peng (Unbeatable), pegged by The Hollywood Reporter as "a serious contender for Next Great Martial Arts Star," in Director Chow Hin Yeung's epic action drama Rise of the Legend.
The story follows a powerful martial arts master (Peng) returning to the town where his father was murdered to take on a ruthless crime boss (Hung) in this origins story of the revered folk hero Wong Fei Hung, a martial arts master whose life has passed into Chinese folklore. The film also stars Wang Luodan (The Continent), Jing Boran (The Guillotines), Jin Zhang (Kill Zone 2), Wong Cho Lam (Ip Man: The Final Fight), Qin Junjie (Painted Skin: The Resurrection), Byron Mann (“Arrow”), newcomer Gao Taiyu, Tony Leung Ka-Fai (Tai Chi Hero) and Angelababy (Tai Chi Zero).
Specs haven't been revealed yet, but supplements will include a five-part making-of featurette.
The suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Rise of the Legend' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 24.
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