About a year ago, we posted the trailer for Stephen Chow‘s Journey to the West (AKA Odyssey), which was released in Hong Kong on 7th February 2013. We now have a US trailer and still maintains the insane visuals that those familiar with Chow’s previous films, such as Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, will recognise!
The film focuses on a group of demon hunters who use the power of love to save people and embark on a journey to the West. There is a lot of CGI, and it does look pretty naff, but the film looks like it’ll be a lot of fun!
The film stars Qi Shu, Zhang Wen, Bo Huang, and Lo Show and will be available on iTunes and in cinemas on 7th March 2014.
This is a world plagued by demons, who cause its human inhabitants unspeakable suffering. Young demon hunter Xuan Zang, fearlessly guided by his belief in “giving himself for the greater cause,” risks his all and conquers a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong. He embraces them as his disciples, and melts them with love. Meanwhile, Xuan Zang discovers the true meaning of Greater Love himself. In order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them embark on a journey to the West that’s full of challenges…