The press conference for action movie, “Storm Riders 2” was held yesterday afternoon in Hong Kong where film directors, Pang Brothers together with its main actors/actresses like Ekin Cheng, Aaron Kwok, Nicholas Tse, Charlene Choi, etc appeared in a starry starry enviroment.
They also revealed for the first time, Tiffany (唐嫣) a newbie China actress who will be taking on Shu Qi’s role of Chu Chu in the movie sequel. She appears to be a wise choice as she was the focus of attention among the media with her sweet smile and oustanding appearance and looks a great fit for the character.
Storm Riders first appeared on our movie screens in 1998 with Ekin Cheng playing as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Sky. It got extremely got reviews and was king at the box office. 10 years later, we have Ekin and Aaron back reprising their roles with a brand new story for their reunion.
The Pang Brothers stressed that “Storm Riders 2” is not a remake nor a sequel to the former and will instead sport a brand new story of its own. Aaron said that acting as Cloud now and 10 years ago will be totally different and hopes that it’s even better this time. He believes viewers are in for a wonderful treat.
Besides the two main leads, other main characters in the movie have also been decided already. Charlene Choi will be casted as Second Dream, Nicholas Tse plays the villian Jue Xin while Simon Yam plays his father, Jue Wu Shen.
This movie will be heavily budgeted and aims to be the most perfect CGI movie in history. The production team are the ones who produced “Re-cycle” and “The Warlords” and they will stop at no cost to make sure everything turns out right.
Filming begins at the end of March and in cinemas by the end of 2009.