Headlines from China: Louis Cha’s Wuxia Theme Park to be Launched in Wuxi City

Liu Yifei in The Return of the Condor Heroes, the 2006 TV series based on Jin Yong’s novel of the same name. Image from Douban

Louis Cha’s Wuxia Theme Park to be Launched in Wuxi City

The Condor Trilogy, the most popular and best-known wuxia novel series written by Jin Yong (Louis Cha), is going to have its own theme park located in Wuxi city, Jiangsu province. This development project will be operated as a joint venture between Wuxi National Film Industrial Park, Hengxin Shambala Culture, CMGE Technology Group, Hua’ao Media and New Zealand-based special effect company Weta Workshop. Read more on xdkb.net

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