First Trailer For THE CROSSING: PART 1, John Woo's Romantic Epic
Judging by the first trailer for the two-part period drama The Crossing, it seems he spared no expense to bring his vision to the big screen. Melody Wang, the screenwriter of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Lust, Caution, scripted the story.
Based on the true story of the Taiping ferry that capsized on January 27, 1949 in the Baijie Strait (about 71 miles southeast of Shanghai, China), the film revolves around an epic love stories of three couples, played by Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiaoming, Tong Dawei, and Masami Nagasawa.The Crossing: Part 1 is scheduled for theatrical release in China on December 2 while Part 2 will follow during May of 2015. There is no US release date as of yet. You'll find the trailer and teaser below -- English subtitles included.