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Choi Si-won kicks off promotional tour with Jackie Chan

  • Published : Feb 5, 2015 - 17:24
  • Updated : Feb 5, 2015 - 17:24

Choi Si-won of Super Junior is to embark on an Asia-wide promotional tour for his upcoming film “Dragon Blade” alongside Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody, according to a local media outlet.

“Dragon Blade,” set in the time of the Han Dynasty, follows the adventure of a heroic duo: a Chinese general framed by evil forces and a Roman prince who fled to China.

The movie has reportedly taken seven years to produce, with a budget of $65 million. The budget is said to be a record for a Chinese film.

Choi and the film crew are to visit various countries in Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand.

The singer-actor, enjoying tremendous popularity across Asia, secured his footing in movie industry by starring in Hong Kong-Chinese epic “A Battle of Wits” and Chinese drama “Fall in Love with You Again.”

The star-studded action flick “Dragon Blade” is to hit local theaters in March.

By Hong Hye-jin (honghyejin@heraldcorp.com)