Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi Return for CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON Sequel

Filming scheduled for March 2014.

Michelle Yeoh is set to reprise her role Yu Shu Lien in the sequel to Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning martial arts epic ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,’ which will begin shooting March 2014 in Asia.

Entitled ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II – The Green Destiny,’ the film is based on author ‘Iron Knight, Silver Vase,’ book five in Wang Du Lu’s ‘Crane-Iron Pentalogy’ series, on which the original ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ was based.

Chinese actresses Ziyi Zhang is believed to be in talks to return as warrior apprentice Jen Yu in flashback sequences, with Donnie Yen (‘The Monkey King,’ ‘IP Man’) on board as Silent Wolf.

Martial arts choreographer and film director Woo-ping Yuen (‘True Legend,’ ‘Heroes Among Heroes,’ ‘Tai-Chi Master’) is behind the camera for the sequel with the screenplay coming from John Fusco (‘Forbidden Kingdom,’ ‘Hidalgo,’ ‘Spirit’).