The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom is headed to the US as simply White Haired Witch. The Baifa Monü Zhuan story started as a wuxia novel from 1957 and has been translated into 3 other films & 5 television series. This updated version, directed by Jacob Cheung (Battle of Wits), ended up being a $64 Million dollar 3D hit. The street date is set for March 10th, 2015 on Blu-ray & DVD from Well Go USA.
Synopsis: In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn’t commit.
White Haired Witch has a run time of approximately 104 minutes and is not rated.
Starring Fan Bingbing, Vincent Chiu & Huang Xiaoming. Directed By Jacob Cheung.