Chinese animated feature Jiang Ziya: Legend Of Deification will arrive in theaters in N. America as well as China on October 1, which marks the beginning of the country’s National Day Golden Week holidays. The much-anticipated movie, which is was originally scheduled to be released on Jan. 25, the first day of Chinese New Year, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Well Go Use is distributing the movie Stateside.
Directed by Teng Cheng and Wei Li, the 110-minute feature is the follow-up to international blockbuster Ne Zha and the second chapter in the Fengshen Cinematic Universe. It is described as a “fate-defying, action-packed legendary tale retold through vibrant Chinese animation.”
Here is the official synopsis: To earn his place amongst the gods, celestial army commander Jiang Ziya must vanquish a terrifying fox demon threatening the very existence of the mortal realm. But after learning that the creature’s fate is tied to that of a young girl, Jiang Ziya faces an impossible choice: can he sacrifice one in order to save many?
Beijing Enlight Pictures’s previous movie Ne Zha, topped China’s box-office chart last year and made over $726 million worldwide.
Here is the upcoming epic’s trailer:
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