Mel Gibson has been confirmed to be serving as art director on the $65 million budget, 3D Chinese film “The Bombing” for Shanghai Kuailu Investment Group.
Xiao Feng (“Hushed Road”) helms the film which focuses on the World War II bombing of the city of Chongquing by Japanese forces. The city served as the provisional capital of forces commanded by Chiang Kai-Shek.
Song Seung-heon, Nicholas Tse and Liu Ye star in the film which also has a role for Bruce Willis. Production will take place in Xiangshan.