Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Viral Factor (2012)

The Viral Factor, an Emperor Motion Pictures production with a US$17 million budget, filmed in locations in China, the Middle East and Southeast Asia using real military weapons, bursts onto cinema screens in January 2012! The action-packed adventure is directed by award-winner Dante Lam (The Beast Stalker, The Stool Pigeon), and stars award-winning actor Nicholas Tse and Asian superstar Jay Chou.

IDC Agent Jon (Jay Chou) sustains grave injuries on a mission and decides to spend his final days with his mother. She tells him a long-held secret. To fulfill her wishes, Jon goes to Southeast Asia. He befriends medical specialist Rachel (Lin Peng). When she is forced into the schemes of a criminal organization, Jon attempts rescue and becomes the target of the organization that includes his estranged brother Yeung (Nicholas Tse)! When the organization betrays Yeung and kidnaps his daughter Sheng, the brothers join forces to rescue Rachel and Sheng.

The Viral Factor (2012)
Original title  Jik zin
Genre  Action | Drama | Thriller
Release Date  17 January, 2012
Directed by  Dante Lam
Produced by  Candy Leung
Screenplay by  Dante Lam, Jack Ng
Story by  Dante Lam, Candy Leung
Starring  Jay Chou , Nicholas Tse, Ling Peng, Bing Bai, Andy On, Kai Chi Liu , Carl Ng, Tin Chiu Hung
Music by  Peter Kam
Cinematography  Kenny Tse
Editing by Azrael Chung
Studio  Emperor Motion Pictures
Distributed by  Emperor Motion Pictures, China Lion Film Distribution (USA)
Run time  122 minutes
Country  Hong Kong | China |
Language  Cantonese | Mandarin | English | Malay
Budget  HK$200 million
Official-site(s)  Official site  | 

The Viral Factor - Trailer (Deutsch | German)