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“A stylish, rousing throwback epic ....” ~ Noel Murray, LOS ANGELES TIMES



“… an entertaining take on a classic tale.” ~ Robert Jefferson, ASIAN MOVIE PULSE



RISE OF THE LEGEND



Acclaimed Origins Story of a Chinese Folk Hero

Starring Sammo Hung & Eddie Peng

Arriving on Blu-ray™ & DVD May 24



Bonus Features Include a Five-Part Making-of Featurette





PLANO, TEXAS. (April 12, 2016) – 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, debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD May 24 from Well Go USA Entertainment. 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). Bonus materials include a five-part making-of featurette.



Synopsis:

A martial artist with extraordinary power (Eddie Peng) returns to the town where his father was murdered to face off against a ruthless crime boss (Sammo Hung) and bring justice back to the people. In Chinese with English subtitles.



Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:

§ “Making of” Featurette

o Characters

o Eddie Peng

o Injuries

o Cinematography

o Stunts



RISE OF THE LEGEND has a runtime of approximately 132 minutes and is not rated.



Blu-ray
Catalog #: WGU01648B
UPC Code: 812491016480
Pre-Order Date: 4/19/2016
SLP: $29.98



DVD
Catalog #: WGU01647D
UPC Code: 812491016473
Pre-Order Date: 4/19/2016
SLP: $24.98
 
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