Tuesday, December 6, 2011

China Lion Announces its Chinese New Year Slate and 2-for-1 Tickets [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

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Moviegoers can get 2-for-1 tickets on China Lion’s December 9th release of ‘Magic to Win’

North American poster

China Lion Film Distribution announced release dates for two of its planned Chinese New Year’s releases, The Viral Factor, starring Jay Chou and Nicolas Tse, and Alls Well That Ends Well (2012), starring Donnie Yen and Louis Koo. The Viral Factor will open on January 20th, 2012, while Alls Well That Ends Well (2012) will release on January 27th, 2012, throughout North America. In addition, China Lion announced that its next release, Magic to Win, will have a special 2-for-1 ticket promotion that allows moviegoers to print a voucher from their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chinalionfilm or their website www.chinalionentertainment.com entitling them to a 50 percent discount off two tickets for the December 9th release.

The Viral Factor stars international superstar Jay Chou as an ex-government agent whose involvement in a kidnap rescue mission leads to a meet-up with his corrupt and wanted brother (played by award-winning actor Nicholas Tse). The film is directed by Dante Lam, who previously helmed The Beast Stalker and co-directed the cult classic Beast Cops. The film will open day-and-date on January 20th with Hong Kong.

Alls Well That Ends Well (2012)
is a continuation of the popular Hong Kong romantic comedy series that debuted in 1992 and has had six previous installments. The story revolves around different couples experiencing love and heartbreak in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The film stars Chapman To, Donnie Yen, Kelly Chen, Louis Koo, Lynn Hung, Raymond Wong and Sandra Ng. The film series is a Chinese New Year tradition for audiences and China Lion celebrates by releasing for Year of the Dragon celebrations on January 27th, 2012.

China Lion will also be offering a 2-for-1 ticket promotion for its December 9th release Magic To Win via its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chinalionfilm and via its website www.chinalionentertainment.com. By going to China Lion’s Facebook page and “Liking” it, moviegoers will be able to print a voucher that can be presented at participating AMC Theatre box offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Toronto allowing them to purchase two tickets for the price of one (restrictions apply, please see China Lion’s Facebook page or its website for details). The contemporary adventure fantasy film stars Wu Jing, Raymond Wong and Wu Chun and revolves around a college student who accidentally inherits a wizard’s powers – only to be caught up in a fight to save the universe. The film will be playing exclusively at the AMC Atlantic Times Square 14 in Los Angeles, the AMC Empire 25 in New York, the AMC Loews Metreon 16 in San Francisco and the AMC Kennedy Commons 20 in Toronto.

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