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Upcoming Action Crime Thriller, "Once Upon A Time in Hong Kong" Stars Louis Koo, Tony Leung, Francis Ng and Lam Ka-tung!

By Flora  /  14 Apr 2021 (Wednesday)
Directors Wong Jing 王晶 and Woody Hui 许悦铭 make their latest collaboration with the upcoming action crime thriller, Once Upon A Time in Hong Kong 《金钱帝国:追虎擒龙》 revolving around an enormous spate of corruption activities surfacing in 1970s Hong Kong.

Helming a solid cast of Louis Koo 古天乐, Tony Leung Ka-fai 梁家辉, Francis Ng 吴镇宇 and Lam Ka-tung 林家栋, all 4 actors have had the sweet taste of clinching Best Actor awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards and at the Golden Horse Awards. This crime film is sure to keep you on edge through a battle between the righteous and the corrupt.
A household name in the industry, Louis Koo (Storm 《风暴》 series) plays a lawyer bent on uncovering and eradicating corruption activities in Hong Kong. Together with his old schoolmate portrayed by Lam Ka-tung (The White Storm 2 Drug Lords 扫毒2天地对决, 2019), the duo formed Hong Kong’s first team of ICAC investigators. Going against them is veteran actor Tony Leung Ka-fai (Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch 追龙II: 贼王, 2019), who plays mafia mogul Cripple Ho involved in many illegal activities, with the aid of his partner in crime, a corruptive Chinese detective sergeant acted by Francis Ng (Line Walker 2: Invisible Spy 使徒行者2: 谍影行动, 2019)

In the early 70s Hong Kong, corruption was as rampant as ever. Chinese detective sergeant Lak Chui (Francis Ng) colluded with Cripple Ho (Tony Leung Ka-fai), lord of the underworld, and made billions of dollars through bribery.  Lawyer Hank Chan (Louis Koo) despised this kind of illegal acceptance of benefits and believed this deprived the public from fighting for their own rights. His luck came when he met Nash Pak (Lam Ka Tung). Nash admired Hank’s integrity and invited him to join the ICAC. The fight between the righteous and the evil had begun…
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