Allen Theosky Rowe lands the leading role of Wu Kong in Shanghai native director Anson Zhu’s modern take of “Journey To The West” After months of casting. Theosky will join China’s Dralla Elnur and Korea’s Yohan Lee and Monica Cho.
The story inspired from Chinese traditional classic novel JOURNEY TO THE WEST, AD139. It describes the hero Monkey King’ s debatable life of protecting Monk Tang during the journey. In this adapted modern take of the story. It deals with the controversial topic and figurative characters to metaphor with respecting. A conspiratorial rescue of a prisoner that uncovers human nature about desire, jealousy and compromise.
This is the first time Rowe will collaborate with China’s Zhu on a possible franchise. Cameras slated to role end of June 2016.