Nathan Wang has been tapped to score the Chinese-language romantic comedy My Lucky Star. The film is a prequel to the 2009 Chinese blockbuster Sophie’s Revenge and stars Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha) and singer Wang Leehom. Dennie Gordon (New York Minute, What a Girl Wants) is directing the movie. The movie is the first Chinese market production to be directed by an American woman. Ziyi is producing the film with Ling Lucas, Beaver Kwei, Second Chan and William Cheng. The Bona Entertainment production takes place in Beijing, Singapore to Hong Kong and Macau. My Lucky Star is currently in production and is expected to be released in 2013.

Wang whose film scoring credits include such titles as She’s the Man and The Game Plan also has also recently scored the Hong Kong action film Chinese Zodiac. The film is written, directed and produced by Jackie Chan who also stars in the film as Asian Hawk, a role he previously played in 1985’s Armour of God and 1991’s Operation Condor, who attempts to search out the twelve mystical bronze sculpture heads of animals in the Chinese zodiac. The movie also stars Oliver Platt, Steven Dasz and Caitlin Dechell. Stanley Tong and Barbie Tong who have previously worked with Wang on films including Rumble in the Bronx and Jackie Chan’s Who Am I? are also producing. Chinese Zodiac (also known as CZ12) is set to be released in Hong Kong and China this Christmas. No word yet on a domestic release date.

  1. Ninja says:

    When the score is available, and where can be ordered? Thanks