Directed by Tsui Hark, the film revolves around the inner conflicts between a monk and his disciples as they travel West wiping out demons. The cast includes Kris Wu, Lin Gengxin, Yao Chen, Jelly Lin, Mengke Bateer, Yang Yiwei, Bao Bei’er, and Wang Likun.
Synopsis: Tang Monk brings three disciples on a journey to the West. On the outside, everything seems harmonious. However, tension is present beneath the surface, and their hearts and minds are not in agreement. After a series of demon-capturing events, the monk and his disciples gain mutual understanding of each others’ hardships and unease. Finally, they resolve their inner conflict and work together to become an all-conquering, demon-exorcising team.
‘Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back’ opens across China on January 28, 2017.