After “The Grandmaster,” which was released three years ago, Wong Kar Wai returns with a project in a much smaller screen. This time, he is partnering with Huanxi Media Group to produce and co-direct an original series to be digitally distributed in China and abroad.

Not much informaton has been revealed yet for the series, what is known though, is that it will feature two seasons of 12 and 6 episodes respectively and that Huanxi has agreed to a budget of $3m per episode, a vast amount for online television. The show will be ready to premiere some time in 2017.

Huanxi was founded just last year, but has already signed some of the most well-known Chinese filmmakers such as Peter Chan, Zu Zheng and Ning Hao.

Sources: The Guardian, Collider, Indiewire

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