In a mythical ancient world, monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom. But when adorable baby monster Wuba is born to a human father and monster queen, mortals and creatures alike set out to capture the newborn, and Wuba’s epic adventure begins.
The latest film from Raman Hui – whose animated work includes modern-day children’s classics “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Antz,” – MONSTER HUNT smashed box office records to become the highest grossing film in China’s history. A perfect blend of live-action and CGI, beyond the excellence of the CGI animation and creature design is the production design of Yohei Taneda (“The Hateful Eight”, “When Marnie was There”, “Flowers of War”) and Kin-Wai Lee, bringing the mysticism and beauty of an ancient world and culture to life.
FilmRise will release “Monster Hunt” in 2D and 3D in two versions: Mandarin with English subtitles, and English language. (NOTE: Having seen both the Mandarin version and English version, my personal recommendation is to see the Mandarin version with sub-titles.)
In U.S. theatres January 22, 2016