The movie’s shooting is expected to begin in Hong Kong soon.
The talents of Donnie Yen are unparalleled when it comes to the big screen. His next movie an adaptation of the popular video game "Sleeping Dogs" is set to be the star's new venture.
The movie was announced in 2017, and it's finally ready to start filming. Donnie Yen was the obvious choice as the protagonist as the movie will feature martial arts and large-scale action sequences.
The movie's shooting is expected to begin in Hong Kong soon.
His official Instagram account recently shared a video of him warming up for a workout, with a caption that teases his next role.
He clarified in his Instagram post that he'd be playing Wei Shen, an undercover police officer. The workout routine post had the tags #sleepingdogs, #actionmovie, #videogames, and #thenameisWeiShen.
The announcement via his Instagram post was met with positive feedback. But in Facebook, many fans were outraged as the star didn't speak about arrests in his home town. Surrounding, the controversial national security law in Hong Kong.
Sleeping Dogs is an acclaimed action-adventure video game developed by United Front Games and published by Square Enix in 2012.