Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFPHong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP

Wong Kar-wai’s filmmaking stalls, with Amazon series nixed and Shanghai-set Blossom film and series on hold

  • Hong Kong director’s hotly anticipated Amazon series Tong Wars has been ‘cancelled for some time’, sources say, and never even began filming
  • Shooting in China of Wong’s film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, has been delayed, like all shoots there, by coronavirus outbreak

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFPHong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. His Amazon series Tong Wars has reportedly been cancelled, and shooting in China of his Chinese-language film and series Blossoms, a follow-up to In The Mood For Love, postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
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