Zhang Yimou's new project 'The thirteen women of Jinling' will start soon. While his latest work 'a Simple Noodle Story (aka: Three Guns: An Amazing Tale) is about to be released, Zhang Yimou said his film about thirteen girls who scrifies there lifes in Nanking will be his highest budget production which will exceed over 100 million USD. A true epic is about to be made!
Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise showed there interest in this production and one of them maybe will get the role of a foreign pastor.
"The film focuses on human nature," commented Zhang Weiping, "we put the story in the background of World War II to display the Chinese struggle and distaste for war and to show our national spirit."
All we can do is wait for the release of another masterpiece from Zhang Yimou.