Winning the battle

Updated 2017-08-03 09:30:21 China Daily
The military-themed movie Wolf Warrior 2 features Wu Jing in multiple roles, including director and star, and is set in an unnamed African country facing a civil war. The cast includes Chinese actress Yu Nan and US action star Frank Grillo, who is known for his role as Crossbones in Captain America movies.

The military-themed movie Wolf Warrior 2 features Wu Jing in multiple roles, including director and star, and is set in an unnamed African country facing a civil war. The cast includes Chinese actress Yu Nan and US action star Frank Grillo, who is known for his role as Crossbones in Captain America movies.

A sequel to the 2015 hit Wolf Warrior opened across the Chinese mainland on July 27 and raked in 1.7 billion yuan (3 million) in five days, making it the highest-grossing movie in July.

It was a real-life adventure in Africa for him. At a recent event in Beijing, Wu Jing speaks of his experiences while working on the military-themed movie Wolf Warrior 2. He saw colleagues bitten by spiders, acted with lions and nearly drowned at sea.

The movie, a sequel to the 2015 hit Wolf Warrior, opened across the Chinese mainland on July 27. It raked in 1.7 billion yuan (3 million) in five days, and was the highest-grossing movie in July.

The popular review portal Douban.com gives it 7.5 points out of 10 thanks to its action sequences.

The film, which features Wu in multiple roles besides director and star, is set in an unnamed African country facing a civil war.

Wu plays Leng Feng, a former Chinese special forces operative, who fights a U.S. mercenary and his bloodthirsty soldiers.

The cast includes Hong Kong actress Celina Jade and U.S. action star Frank Grillo, who is known for his role as Crossbones in Captain America movies.

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