Intercontinental Video have announced the HK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'Tai Chi 0' for the 21st December, 2012. Directed by Stephen Fung ('House Of Fury'), the film is the first in a trilogy of period kung fu movies that depict a young boy's adventures as he masters the ancient Chinese martial art.
Set in the chaotic early-19th century China, Tai Chi 0 follows martial arts prodigy Yang Luchan (Yuan Xiaochao), a goofy young man born with a special gift that, when triggered, turns him temporarily into an invincible fighter. Unfortunately, that untamed superpower is lethal for Luchan, and to save his life, he is advised to go to the Chen village to learn their school of tai chi. However, the villagers are forbidden to teach their kung fu to outsiders, and the hapless boy learns it the hard way when he tries to force his way in. Meanwhile, the eccentric village head Master Chen Changxing (Tony Leung Ka Fai) learns that their village is targeted for demolition in order to make way for the railway. He realizes that the key to defeating TROY No.1 – the massive mechanical monster manned by the malevolent railway engineer Fang Zijing (Eddie Peng) – lies in his daughter Yuliang (Angelababy) and Luchan...
Artwork and trailer are below, and you can preorder both versions now from YesAsia.com.