The Weinstein Company and Celestial Pictures to remake Shaw Brothers classics

The Avenging Eagle' and 'Come Drink With Me' will mark Celestial Pictures’ first English-language martial arts remakes of Shaw Brothers’ films.


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Cheng Pei-pei, center, in the Shaw Brothers classic 'Come Drink With Me'.

Hong Kong – The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Celestial Pictures announced today that they are partnering on remakes of two classic 1970s martial arts titles: The Avenging Eagle and Come Drink With Me. Both original films are part of the renowned Shaw Brothers library, the largest Chinese-language feature film library in the world. The two films with TWC will mark Celestial Pictures’ first English-language martial arts remakes of Shaw Brothers’ films. Harvey Weinstein and David Thwaites will be producing; John Fusco, who is also set to pen the screenplay for the upcoming sequel Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny, is confirmed to write both projects.



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