Watch: First International Teaser Trailer for John Woo's 'The Crossing'
by Ethan Anderton
September 22, 2014
It's been five years since we've seen a film from director John Woo, but that all changes next year when the first part of his period drama The Crossing arrives this winter in China. This promises to be Woo's most ambitious film yet with the two-part story chronicling three couples from different backgrounds who make a fateful voyage on a ship fleeing China to Taiwan in the heart of revolutionary China in 1949. But sadly, that ship ended up sinking, leading to the deaths of over 1,500 passengers and crew members. Sounds like this could be Woo's Titanic, and the first teaser trailer below certainly promises sprawling drama. Watch below!
Here's the international teaser trailer for John Woo's first part of The Crossing (via The Playlist):
The Crossing is a two-part film directed by John Woo (Red Cliff, Windtalkers, Face/Off, Broken Arrow) and written by Hui-Ling Wang (Lust, Caution). The film follows intertwining love stories between three couples who make a fateful voyage on a ship fleeing China to Taiwan in the heart of revolutionary China in 1949. Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiaoming, Bowie Lam, Tong Dawei and Masami Nagasawa all star in the film with the first part hitting theaters in China on December 2nd and the second part arriving in May 2015. There's no word yet on when the film might hit theaters in the United States.
No doves? What the fuck, man???
Nielsen700 on Sep 22, 2014
Song: Zhang, I'm flying! Zhang: I'm the king of the world!!
TheOct8pus on Sep 22, 2014
Zhang: I'll never let go, Takeshi. I'll never let go.
Reznik on Sep 22, 2014
love story against the war... strange as it may seem, it's always worth supporting...
shiboleth on Sep 22, 2014
I have missed seeing Zhang Ziyi in films. She was a favorite of mine in the early 00s. Glad to see her back.
DAVIDPD on Sep 22, 2014
This doesn't look bad, but Woo's been doing a lot of period pieces lately, hasn't he? So maybe a sequel to Last Hurrah For Chivalry's in our future?
Jonathan on Sep 22, 2014
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