An upcoming Chinese-language World War II film, titled The Bombing, is currently being prepped for release by Xiao Feng (Hushed Roar).
According to Variety, the $65M movie, which is being shot in 3D, is a dramatic recreation of the Chinese population’s abiding endurance during the more than five years that Japan bombed the city of Chongqing, beginning in 1938.
Here’s what you can expect from the film’s plot: During World War II, five different Chinese people fight their way through Japanese Air Force attacks to protect an important military machine in Chongqing, 1940.
The Bombing features an all-star, international cast that includes Bruce Willis (Last Man Standing), Nicholas Tse (The Viral Factor), Song Seung-Heon (A Better Tomorrow), William Chen (Triad), Liu Ye (Police Story 2013), Adrien Brody (Dragon Blade), Fan Bing Bing (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom) and Simon Yam (Cross).
Additionally, Mel Gibson (Edge of Darkness) will be working behind the scenes as the film’s art director and executive producer.
The Bombing will be getting a domestic release in May, so a U.S. release should follow soon after. We expect a Trailer to pop up soon, so stay tuned. For now, check out the film’s poster, courtesy of AFS. And just for the hell of it, here’s this…