Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Prequel ‘The Green Destiny’ To Film This Summer
|The Green Destiny – prequel to Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon|
A prequel to the 2000 smash Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (buy from Amazon) will begin filming this summer in New Zealand. The film, The Green Destiny, is based on Iron Knight, Silver Vase– Book 5 in the Crane-Iron Pentalogy by Wang Du Lu. The original film launched the career of Ang Lee who went on to make such Hollywood classics as Brokeback Mountain and Life of Pi . Lee will not return to direct the prequel, which will be helmed by Yuen Woo-ping who was the fight choreographer from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Michelle Yeoh will reprise her role as Yu Shu Lien.
The Green Destiny is planned for release in theaters in Winter 2015.