"The Monkey King 2" a.k.a. (Xi You Ji Zhi San Da Bai Gu Jing) (2016)
The Monkey King 2, also known as 西遊記之孫悟空三打白骨精 or Xi You Ji Zhi San Da Bai Gu Jing is a 2016 Hong Kong-Chinese action fantasy film based on the classic novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en. The film was shot in 3D and is a sequel to the 2014 box office hit The Monkey King with Cheang Pou-soi returning as director and Sammo Hung as action director, who replaces Donnie Yen's role from the previous installment. The film stars Aaron Kwok, who portrayed the main antagonist in the previous installment, as the film's titular protagonist, who also replaces Yen from the previous installment. It was released in the United States on 5 February, in Hong Kong on 6 February and in China on 8 February 2016,
(Synopsis): Soi Cheang and legendary action director Sammo Hung lead a star-studded cast in this sequel to the international blockbuster fantasy hit. 500 years after the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok, COLD WAR 2) wreaked havoc in heaven, a traveling monk (William Feng, WOLF TOTEM) releases him from his confines under the Five Finger Mountain. With newfound freedom the Monkey King vows to protect the innocent from a demon seeking immortality (Gong Li, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA) as he accompanies the monk on an epic journey to the West.
Starring: Aaron Kwok, Gong Li, William Feng, Xiao Shen Yang, Him Law, Kris Phillips
Director: Soi Cheang, Producer: Ah Gan, Wong Hoifung, Running Time: 120 minutes, Production company: Filmko Entertainment, Distributed by: Filmko Pictures, China Film Co Ltd, Jiangsu Anshi YingNa, Film Distribution: Release date: 5 February 2016 (United States), 6 February 2016 (Hong Kong), 8 February 2016 (China, Original Language: Mandarin, Dubbed Language: N/A, Subtitles: English, Extra: Making Of