Trio Of New Johnnie To Projects Now In Production, Including Hong Kong Historical Anthology With John Woo, Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam And More!
The first of the three - as yet all untitled - projects is a new directorial effort, a crime thriller starring Louis Koo and Wallace Cheung revolving around an ex-con drawn into a heist scheme shortly after his release from prison.
The second project sees To in a producing role, overseeing a complex three director project that calls To's own directing experiment, Triangle, to mind. Frank Hui, Vicky Wong and Jevons Au Man-kit directing the stories of a trio of notorious thieves crossing from Mainland China to Hong Kong with each director handling the story of an individual thief while To and fellow producer Yau Nai-hoi oversee the process and weave the three stories into an interconnected whole.
And, finally, the third project is an eight part anthology film exploring the history of Hong Kong from the 40s to the present with segments directed by To, Tsui Hark, John Woo, Ringo Lam, Anne Hui, Sammo Hung, Yuen Woo-ping and Patrick Tam. Which is, as they say, one hell of a collection of talent right there.
No firm word yet on when these projects will be completed but all are currently underway.