July 13, 2024
twilight of the worriors walled in

KUALA LUMPUR – Get ready for the explosive adaption of the cult manga “City of Darkness” into silver screen. Brought to you in Malaysia by Lotus Five Star Sdn. Bhd., Five Star AV Sdn. Bhd., MBC Vision, Elepfilm Entertainment and Ten Young Entertainment, Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In is a star-studded action-packed blockbuster Hong Kong film that will hit cinemas nationwide on 1st May 2024. Directed by Soi Cheang and featuring a stellar cast including Louis Koo, Raymond Lam, Richie Jen, and Sammo Hung, the movie delivers an immersive experience, blending the iconic setting of the real-life Kowloon Walled City with characters from the beloved manga series.

The Kowloon Walled City, once a defiant symbol at the end of the Kowloon peninsula, originally served as an imperial Chinese garrison. Over time, with no government enforcement from the Chinese or the British aside due to jurisdiction dispute, it transformed into a bustling enclave “a world unto its own”, characterized by its maze-like layout and unregulated development, becoming a hotspot for crime and a haven for over 33,000 residents and countless small businesses. This unique environment becomes the explosive backdrop for the thrilling story of Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In.

To ensure realistic and captivating fight scenes of the Kowloon Walled City and breathe life into the characters from the manga, the production team spared no effort. From meticulously crafted costumes to carefully designed props reflecting the 1980s era, every detail was thoughtfully considered. Two replica sets of the Kowloon Walled City were constructed for filming, providing a vivid backdrop that transports audiences into the heart of the action. In preparation for the film’s adrenaline-pumping fight scenes, the main cast underwent rigorous training, ensuring authenticity and delivering action sequences that will keep audiences riveted.

Attention to details is evident in the teaser trailer, teaser poster and movie stills that was recently released where it offered a glimpse to what the audience can expect from the movie when it is release in the cinema soon.

Brought to you in Malaysia by Lotus Five Star Sdn. Bhd., Five Star AV Sdn. Bhd., MBC Vision, Elepfilm Entertainment and Ten Young Entertainment with marketing partners Infinity Entertainment Marketing Sdn. Bhd., don’t miss the chance to experience the heart pumping action of Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In whenit hits cinemas in Malaysia nationwide on 1st May 2024, simultaneous with China and Hong Kong. 

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Synopsis Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In 

From Director Soi Cheang (SPLII: A Time of Consequences, The Monkey King series) – and producers Wilson Yip Wai Sun (Ip Man series, Flashpoint) and John Chong (Infernal Affairs series, Initial D).

Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In is an adaptation of the cult manga series City of Darkness by Andy Seto. Set in the eighties inside the dangerous and enigmatic Kowloon Walled City, which was a de jure Chinese enclave within British colonial Hong Kong, Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In follows troubled youth Chan Lok-kwun as he accidentally enters the Walled City, discovers the order amidst its chaos, and learns important life lessons along the way. In the Walled City, he becomes close friends with Shin, Twelfth Master and AV. Under the leadership of Tornado, they resist against the invasion of villain Mr. Big in a series of fierce battles. Together, they vow to protect the safe haven that is Kowloon Walled City. 

Cast: Louis Koo, Sammo Hung, Richie Jen, Raymond Lam, Terrance Lau, Tony Wu and others.