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Universe Films Distribution lines up slate of high-profile blockbusters
Hong Kong’s Universe Films Distribution is (virtually) introducing a string of high-profile blockbuster titles to buyers at the Marche.
Variety: China Box Office: 'Shock Wave 2' Blasts Past 'Soul,' 'Wonder Women 1984'
Hong Kong’s “Shock Wave 2” out-earned “Wonder Woman 1984” in China in just two days, topping the local box office this weekend with a $51.4 million debut, according to data from Maoyan.
The Hollywood Reporter: Hong Kong action sequel Shock Wave 2 rocked China's box office over the weekend
Hong Kong action sequel 'Shock Wave 2' rocked China's box office over the weekend, opening to a healthy $65 million. Youth fantasy film 'Dream of Eternity' also did decent business, debuting to $38.9 million. Hollywood tentpoles, however, fared far less well.
Shock Wave 2 Review: Andy Lau Returns To Defuse Bombs in Preposterous, Explosive Action Thriller
The most explosive question — pun fully intended — you'd wanna ask about mega-blast sequel Shock Wave 2 is this, How the heck is Andy Lau still in this movie? Being that, let me put this most delicately, his butt was blown up to smithereens at the end of Part 1 in 2017.
At the Movies: Soul and Shock Wave 2 about men finding ways to beat an unfair system
The follow-up to the 2017 bomb-plot thriller features the same star and director - Andy Lau and Herman Yau respectively - in a new and unrelated story. This is typical of Hong Kong franchise movies.