Lu Yang’s A Writer’s Odyssey Comes to North America!

26 Jan

AWO_BR_Cover_72dpi.pngShout! Studios
Available to pre-order on Amazon USA

Shout! Factory is bringing last year’s hit Chinese New Year film to North America, and it’s going to be A Writer’s Odyssey (刺杀小说家) come March 8, 2022. This fantasy action-adventure movie mixes in a variety of fantastic visuals in its presenentation, and it’s based on Shuang Xuetao’s novel of the same name, and its sequel Godslayer.

From the Press Release:

A film by Lu Yang (The Sacrifice, Brotherhood of Blades), A Writer’s Odyssey is an entertaining thrill ride that uniquely blends non-stop action, visual splendor, and a fantastical storyline in equal measures. Available for the first time for home entertainment in North America, A Writer’s Odyssey Blu-ray™ and DVD contain spectacular movie presentation in English and the original Mandarin language audio track option. This movie is available for pre-order at and will be available in stores and other fine retailers.

Plot Synopsis

After the disappearance of his daughter, Guan Ning has descended into despair. With nothing left to lose in his life, he is approached by a powerful corporation who hires him for a dark task – to kill the young author of a fantasy novel. But the author’s work is no ordinary book… for its fantastic world is somehow impacting and merging with the real one. Guan’s journey into this realm uncovers hidden secrets… and reveals the transformative power of art and imagination.

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