Launch Trailer: John Woo’s “Manhunt”

After more than ten years delivering multiple historical epics, this week sees acclaimed filmmaker John Woo about to deliver his first true action film that he has helmed solo since 2003’s aptly named “Paycheck”.

“Manhunt” is a remake of the iconic 1976 Japanese film and follows a Chinese lawyer who, after being framed for robbery, murder, and rape, teams up with a Japanese detective to catch and avenge the real culprits.

Woo dubs it a “romantic, human story” along with containing plenty of action that is “back to his original style”. The film premieres on Netflix on May 4th.