‘Wu Kong’ (悟空传) is a 2017 Chinese fantasy-action-adventure directed by Derek Kwok.
Based on an internet novel by Jin Hezai, the film finds Sun Wukong and Erlang Shen travelling to the Immortal Mountain to cultivate their skills. The cast includes Eddie Peng, Shawn Yue, Ni Ni, Oho Ou, and Zheng Shuang.
Synopsis: Wukong, born in Huaguo Mountain, has a heart of stone. Ji Hua, a powerful general from the heaven was going to terminate him. But Wukong was rescued by Bodhi and became his pupil. Jian Yang, was given an opportunity to become a strong god, but he needs to kill Zixia, the daughter of the Heaven Emperor’s rival, who he is in love with. Tianpeng, Ji Hua’s bodyguard, was given the secret order to investigate Wukong. All three of them entered the Heaven school together, and their lives are about to change.
‘Wu Kong’ opens across China on July 13, 2017.