Victoria Song in a still from Legend of the Ancient Sword.

China holiday box office flop for fantasy video game adaptation – five other Chinese films that sank

Legend of the Ancient Sword, directed by Renny Harlin, starring Wang Leehom and adapted from a game of the same name, attracts derision after US$1.25 million ‘golden week’ opening

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Victoria Song in a still from Legend of the Ancient Sword.
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Elaine Yau

Elaine Yau

Based in Beijing, Elaine is a senior reporter on the culture desk. She covers food, fashion, travel, health and fitness, music, film and TV, arts, lifestyle, as well as insider tips on the best of Beijing. She studied translation in Hong Kong and taught secondary English before joining the South China Morning Post.