Arclight Nabs “Future X-Cops”

Arclight’s Easternlight label has picked up the rights to Chinese-language sci-fi action film “Future X-Cops” says The Hollywood Reporter.

Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau stars as a cop who travels back in time to foil a corporate conspiracy against a doctor who has created a new technology which threatens the monopoly on a city’s energy resources.

Wong Jing directs the $20 million project with stunts choreographed by Tony Siu-Tung Ching (“Hero,” “House of Flying Daggers”). A huge mainland China release is scheduled for later this year.