The Chinese thriller The Captain will come out on DVD and Blu-ray from Well Go USA Entertainment March 31.
The drama stars Shu Chen, Hanyu Zhang, Jiang Du and Qin Li and is directed by Andrew Lau Wai-Keung.
On the morning of May 14th, 2018, Airbus flight A319 is thrown into a state of panic when the cockpit windshield shatters after takeoff. Cabin temperatures plummet, passengers are losing consciousness, and all communication to control is lost. Heading into an enormous storm with the co-pilot sucked halfway out of the cockpit window, the plane’s strong-willed Captain, Liu Chuan Jian, is determined to bring everyone home safely.
The steampunk fantasy adventure Abigail will debut on digital, Blu-ray and DVD March 17 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
When townspeople start dying from a mysterious illness, Abigail’s town closes itself off from the outside world and takes away everyone infected with the disease, including Abigail’s beloved father, to be executed. Ten years later, as she’s trying to escape the town’s security forces, Abby uncovers a shocking truth — her father may still be alive. In a journey filled with danger and discoveries, Abby sets out on a magical adventure that overturns everything she once knew about the world, her family and herself.
The film is directed by Aleksandr Boguslavskiy (Beyond the Edge) in the vein of The Darkest Minds and Alita and stars Eddie Marsan (Atomic Blonde, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, “Ray Donovan”), Tinatin Dalakishvili (Star) in the title role and Rinal Mukhametov (The Three Musketeers).
Well Go USA Entertainment will release the South Korean thriller The Witch: Subversion on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and through digital retailers March 10.
Ja-yoon escaped from a secret government facility 10 years ago in the midst of an inexplicable incident. An old couple finds her alone near death in the woods and takes her in even though she has no memory of who she is or how she got there.
She grows up to be a bright high school student and enters a nationally televised audition program to win the top prize and help her struggling family. But as soon as she appears on TV, strange people start appearing in her life and Ja-yoon falls into turmoil as her seemingly ordinary life turns upside down in a blink of an eye.
The Chinese mountain-climbing drama The Climbers will come out on digital and Blu-ray Feb. 25 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
Based on a true story, The Climbers is a cinematic retelling of the first Chinese climbers to summit Mount Everest — the first ever to do so from the North Ridge. Well-known as the most challenging side of the mountain, the perilous journey takes its toll on the mountaineers, physically and mentally, forcing them to make life or death decisions at every turn.
The film is directed by Daniel Lee (Three Kingdoms, 14 Blades) and stars Wu Jing (Wandering Earth, Wolf Warrior 2) and Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Grandmaster), and with a special guest appearance from Jackie Chan.
Well Go USA Entertainment will release the Japanese film First Loveon digital, Blu-ray combo pack and DVD Feb. 11.
First Love is prolific auteur Takashi Miike’s noir-tinged yakuza film blending genres. It follows the story of a young boxer and a call girl, who fall passionately in love while getting innocently caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.
It stars Masataka Kubota, Nao Omori, Shota Sometani and Sakurako Konishi.
The film had a limited U.S. theatrical release in September and October.
The Chinese animated fantasy-adventure Ne Zha will come out on digital Feb. 25 and on DVD, Blu-ray combo pack and 4K Ultra Blu-ray combo pack March 3 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
The release is dubbed in English.
Ne Zha is the first animated film selected as the Chinese entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
First-time feature film director Jiaozi brings to the screen the story of a boy with unique powers who is recruited to fight demons and save the community that initially fears him. The boy, Nezha, is birthed from a heavenly pearl by the Primeval Lord of Heaven. Born with unique powers, Nezha finds himself as an outcast who is hated and feared. Destined by prophecy to bring destruction to the world, he must choose between good and evil in order to break the shackles of fate and become the hero.
The film has earned more than $700.5 million at the global box office.
The Chinese martial arts action epic Warriors of the Nation will debut on digital and Blu-ray combo pack Feb. 18 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
In the film, after the Sino-Japanese War, the Japanese army tries to once again gain control in China by hiring a secret organization, the White Lotus Society, to kidnap the military minister. Wong Fei-Hung and his disciples must stop this attack to prevent another war from starting.
The film is directed by Marco Mak (chief editor on Once Upon a Time in China) and stars Wenzhuo Zhao (Once Upon a Time in China, True Legend), newcomer Lubing Li, Miya Muqi (The Monkey King 2) and Kenya Sawada (Street Fighter).
The Korean War film Battle of Jangsariwill come out on DVD and Blu-ray combo pack Jan. 28 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
In the film, a small, inexperienced battalion of student soldiers are tasked with liberating the strategic locations of Incheon at a critical point in the Korean War in 1950. With little ammunition, low food supplies and second-hand weapons, the soldiers head for the frontlines of Jangsari beach. The film is based on the true story of a group of 772 student soldiers who staged a small diversionary operation at the beach to draw away North Korean attention from Incheon.
Co-directed by Kwak Kyung-taek (Friend) and Kim Tae-hun (Iris 2), the film’s cast includes Kim Myung-min (Detective K), Choi Min-ho of K-pop boy band SHINee and Megan Fox (Transformers).
The Chinese fantasy-comedy The Knight of Shadows will come out on DVD and Blu-ray combo pack Jan. 21 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
In the film, Pu Songling (Jackie Chan), a legendary demon hunter, is asked to investigate the mysterious disappearances of young girls from a small village. When he discovers evil forces are kidnapping the girls to feast on their souls, he sets out to save humanity from the inhuman invasion journeying through hidden worlds and colorful dimensions in this fantastical martial arts action-comedy.
The film also stars Zhong Chuxi, Ethan Juan, Lin Peng and Austin Lin.
The Chinese action-thriller Savage will debut on Blu-ray combo pack and digital Dec. 3 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
The heist thriller set on a remote mountain in northeastern China follows a dogged detective as he squares off against a trio of violent crooks. Buried by treacherous conditions at the top of Mt. Baekdu, the policeman must brave the extreme conditions until he’s relieved from his post. When a group of thieves stumbles into the station in search of safe shelter, the night turns into a fight for survival as the two sides must put aside their differences to outlast the night.
Winner of the “New Currents Award” for Best Film at the 2018 Busan International Film Festival, Savage stars Chang Chen (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Ni Ni (The Thousand Faces of Dunjia), Liao Fan (Let the Bullets Fly), Huang Jue (Long Day’s Journey Into Night), Liu Hua (The Monkey King), newcomer Zhang Yicong and Li Guangjie (Drug War). It is the directorial debut of writer-director Cui Siwei (The Island).