Magazine article Screen International

Dayyan Eng Pulls Together Hot Ensemble Cast for Wished

Magazine article Screen International

Dayyan Eng Pulls Together Hot Ensemble Cast for Wished

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Produced by Eng's Colordance Pictures, the film follows a 30-year-old career guy who runs into a magical 'celestial being' at a point when he is becoming disillusioned with life. She tells him she can make all his wishes come true - including those from childhood.

"He's typical of a lot of young guys, especially the so-called post-80's generation in China, who thought they would own the world after leaving college, but after being out in the real world start questioning what the definition of success is, and what it means to be happy in life," says Eng.

Edko Films (Monster Hunt) and Union Films (The Mermaid) are jointly distributing the film. Eng is producing with Han Zhang, and also co-wrote the script with Justin Malen (aka Mai Hongwen).

Xia Yu previously starred in Eng's Waiting Alone (2005), one of China's first and best-loved romantic comedies, and also has credits including Mojin - The Lost Legend and Jiang Wen's In The Heat Of The Sun. …

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