A new big budget fantasy film, “Lady White Snake” is to be made in New Zealand. The movie will be the biggest budget production after King Kong, The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia.
The story is that of a white snake fairy who marries a mortal and is a popular tale in most of Asia. this movie will be targetted at a western audience with a European/American cast. The budget is $40 Million.
The film is due to be released sometime in 2008 just before the Beijing Olympics. It is to be a “mix of live action and computer animation”.
You can read the full story over at the Dominion Post.
Certainly sounds interesting though these sort of films can end up disasters.
We will keep you posted.Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.