The most recent movie portraying Detective Dee was helm by Hong Kong's popular director, Tsui Hark (徐克), with the title of Detective Dee And The Mystery Of Phantom Flame (狄仁杰之通天帝国) . Mix the intriguing plot with the strong casts like Andy Lau (刘德华), Lee Bin Bin (李冰冰), Tony Leung Kar Fai (梁家辉) and Carina Lau (刘嘉玲), it storms the box offices in many Asian countries and thus a sequel/prequel is unavoidable.
Three years later, Tsui Hark once again take on the directorship and produce another epic to-be prequel, Young Detective Dee : Rise Of The Sea Dragon (狄仁杰之神都龙王). As the name implied, younger casts are expected and this time round, a good share of the movie will be shoot underwater and it becomes one of the first Asian 3D underwater movie.
Young Detective Dee : Rise Of The Sea Dragon (狄仁杰之神都龙王) will be released in September 2013 in selected Asia countries. For more movie details, keep reading.
Genre: Adventure, Action
Director: Tsui Hark (徐克)
Casts: Mark Chao(赵又廷), Feng Shaofeng (冯绍峰), Angelababy(杨颖), Kim Bum (金汎) and Lin GengXin(林更新)
Short Synopsis (English):
The young Dee Renjie arrives in the Imperial Capital, intent to become an officer of the law. Empress Wu, who is at the start of her reign, has sent the fiery-haired Detective Yuchi to investigate a sea monster that stalks the city at night.
Short Synopsis (Chinese):