Chinese movie director Jiang Wen has revealed that he will begin filming an adaptation of Zhang Beihai’s wuxia novel.

As reported on Film Business Asia, the actor-director announced the news at an event recently, saying that the movie, entitled “The Hidden Warrior”, will complete his Republican-era Beiyang trilogy, after “Let the Bullets Fly” (2010) and “Gone with the Bullets” (2014).

Written by He Jiping of “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” fame, the movie is set in 1936 Beijing, and tells the story of a young swordsman trying to solve a five-year murder case deep within the city. 
No additional details about the cast and filming dates have been released at the time of writing.
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