New Gods: Yang Jian Conjures Up in Theaters in Late January

The Chinese-animated movie New Gods: Yang Jian is coming to theaters within the U.S. on Jan. 20.

GKIDS, the North American distributor of the movie, featured a trailer for the upcoming film on its web site. Like its animated predecessor, New Gods: Nezha Reborn, New Gods: Yang Jian discovered inspiration from occasions and figures from Chinese mythology. It carried out effectively domestically, incomes the equal of $77 million on the Chinese field workplace, with $19.8 million of that whole from opening weekend alone. The movie could have a restricted theatrical launch within the United States, permitting viewers to decide on between the unique Chinese-language model with subtitles or the English-dubbed model.

New Gods: Yang Jian was produced by Light Chaser Animation, with Ji Zhao (White Snake, New Gods: Nezha Reborn) on the helm as Director and Muchuan serving because the movie’s author. Set in historical China, the film’s plot revolves across the titular Yang Jian, a once-powerful God that falls from greatness to reside out a mortal’s life as a poor bounty hunter. When a mysterious girl hires him for work, Yang Jian realizes that she is looking for Chenxiang, a long-lost nephew of Yang Jian’s that travels the earth looking for a magical lotus flower that holds the facility to free his mom from her jail beneath a mountain. Yang Jian, conscious that this might convey disaster, as he himself imprisoned Chenxiang’s mom, embarks on a quest to cease his nephew and keep the steadiness between the celestial and mortal worlds.

The English model of the movie will star David Chen (Belle, What If…?) because the narrator, Nicholas Andrew Louie (Marvel Avengers Academy) as Yang Jian, Alex Hom (Blue Lock) as Mo Lihai, and Luke Naphat (FBI: Most Wanted) as Chenxiang. Additional solid members embrace Jason Ko (Abominable) as Sun Wukong, Christine Lin (Abominable, Listen Up Phillip), as Wanluo, Risa Mei (Genshin Impact) as Yang Chan, Kamran Nikhad (Heroes of Newerth online game) as Mo Liqing and David Shatraw (Titus) as “Big Ears.”

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