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"Switch" Releases International Trailer at Cannes

2012-05-18 14:37:16        Chinese Films

Director Jay Sun (L) and actor Tong Dawei (R).[Photo: mtime.com]

Director Jay Sun and lead actor Tong Dawei attended a press conference for their upcoming project "Switch" at the 65th Festival de Cannes on May 17, Mtime.com reports. Jay Sun and Tong were also on hand for the release of the film's international trailer at the event.

After walking the red carpet at Cannes with his wife, Tong Dawei joined Jay Sun to promote "Switch", the action blockbuster with a reported budget of 1600 million yuan, which also features Andy Lau, Lin Chi-ling and Zhang Jingchu.

Tong noted that this was his first time portraying a film's main villain and said that his on-screen look was a huge departure from his normal appearance.

"We are looking forward to more opportunities of cooperation in the future," said director Sun, "Chinese films should be made with a global vision."

The action/spy movie "Switch" tells an intriguing story involving two men and two women. Special agent Xiao Jinhan (Andy Lau) and insurance company employee Lin Yuyan (Zhang Jingchu) are on a mission to protect the world-famous drawing "Fu Chun Shan Ju Tu", which is the target of a Japanese gangster (Tong Dawei). Taiwan sweetheart Lin Chi-ling portrays a mysterious women in the film.

By Ma Sicong

International trailer of "Switch".[Video courtesy of mtime.com]


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