USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
Culture
Home / Culture / Film and TV

Film on CCTV, iQiyi in festival week

By Wang Kaihao | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-01-24 10:10

A new film combining sci-fi and kung fu will hit TV and online screens during the weeklong Spring Festival holiday.

Kung fu Traveler, a coproduction of the movie channel of China Central Television and iQiyi, China's major streaming platform, will be simultaneously released via CCTV and the website on Feb 1 as the nation's first film to premiere on TV and a website at the same time.

The film's story follows a robot's adventure through time travel back to the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is a mix of romance, martial arts, sci-fi and history.

The film will star Chen Hu, a Chinese action director-turned-actor known for participating in The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and Wang Zhi, for her role in the 2015 Chinese hit Goodbye Mr. Loser.

CCTV expects the film to be viewed by at least 10 million people.

Related:

Chinese animated feature first shortlisted at the Berlinale

Film technology forum held in Beijing

Editor's picks
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US