Watch: Trailer for Scorsese Produced 'Revenge of the Green Dragons'
Director Martin Scorsese turned the Hong Kong crime thriller Infernal Affairs into the Best Picture winning The Departed, and now he's producing another film in the same vein called Revenge of the Green Dragons. The film will have its world premiere at TIFF next month and it's just been announced that DirecTV subscribers will be able to watch it immediately afterwards over a 30-day window starting September 11th before A24 sends it to theaters in October. Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo co-direct the film following two best friends as they rise through the ranks of New York’s Chinese underworld in the 1980s. And now here's the first trailer with Ray Liotta, Justin Chon, Harry Shum Jr. & more. Watch!
Here's the first trailer for Andrew Lau & Andrew Loo's Revenge of the Green Dragons from A24:
And here's the first poster for the film produced by the legendary Martin Scorsese:
Revenge of the Green Dragons is co-directed by Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andrew Loo (It Had to Be You), the latter of which co-wrote the script with Michael Di Jiacomo. The film follows follows two immigrant brothers Sonny (Justin Chon) and Steven (Kevin Wu) who survive the impoverished despair of New York in the 1980s by joining Chinatown gang The Green Dragons. The brothers quickly rise up the ranks, drawing the unwanted attention of hard-boiled city cops. After an ill-fated love affair pits Sonny against his own brother, he sets out for revenge. Ray Liotta, Harry Shum Jr. and more also star in the film A24 is premiering at Toronto International Film Festival and sending to theaters sometime in October.