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Weinstin to remake Shaw Brothers movies

posted Jul 23, 2013, 6:43 PM by Vu Nguyen

54: THE AVENGING EAGLE (1978)
Shaw Brothers Classic Collection
September 13, 2011
Dragon Dynasty

27: Come Drink with Me
(1966)
Shaw Brothers Classic Collection May 27, 2008
Dragon Dynasty
Weinstein Co. To Remake Shaw Bros. Classics ‘The Avenging Eagle’ & ‘Come Drink With Me’
By JEN YAMATO | Tuesday July 23, 2013 @ 4:10pm PDT

The Weinstein Co. and Celestial Pictures Limited are going back to the 1960s-70s Hong Kong action cinema archives to partner on a pair of English-language Shaw Bros. martial arts remakes. 1978′s The Avenging Eagle starred Hong Kong vet Ti Lung (Drunken Master II, A Better Tomorrow) as an orphan-turned-assassin who rethinks his murderous lifestyle. King Hu’s classic Come Drink With Me starred actress Cheng Pei-pei as a lethal warrioress on a quest to rescue her kidnapped brother.

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