CANTOPOP SENSATION TEAM UP FOR HEIST OF THE CENTURY IN CRIME CAPER RELEASED IN CINEMAS THIS FEBRUARY
31 January 2024, London UK – The crime thriller THE MOON THIEVES, featuring Hong Kong Cantopop stars, is released in UK cinemas from 23rd February.
Synchronise your watches for Now You See Me meets Ocean’s 11 in this fast, funny and action-packed blockbuster starring members of Hong Kong pop group MIRROR as a gang of thieves who make the mistake of stealing the highly-prized ‘Moonwatch’, the first watch ever worn on the moon.
Directed by Kim-Wai Yuen (TV series We Got Game), THE MOON THIEVES stars pop stars Anson Lo, Edan Lui, and Keung To as a special appearance, from Cantopop global superstars band MIRROR, the Hong Kong equivalent of BTS; as well as singer-songwriter and actor Louis Cheung and Michael Ning (Port of Call). Premiering on Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, this eagerly awaited film features a fantastic ensemble cast and action sequences that put Hollywood to shame.
Buckle up for the boy band version of The Bling Ring, in this hugely entertaining and explosive crime caper. Don’t wait for the inevitable American remake – see it now… you’ll have a blast.
SYNOPSIS: Loi Bo Watch Company, Hong Kong’s esteemed watch boutique, conceals a thrilling secret—it serves as the epicentre for stolen timepieces. Under the icy command of Uncle (Keung To), a fearless crew assembles: an audacious thief (Louis Cheung), explosive specialist (Michael Ning), lock-picking prodigy (Anson Lo), and watch connoisseur (Edan Lui). Their target? Tokyo, where they plan to heist three ultra-luxury watches.
In the cloak of shadows, their mission takes an electrifying twist as they chance upon the ‘Moonwatch,’ the iconic timepiece that once graced the lunar surface. A spontaneous decision triggers a relentless pursuit by the henchmen of a furious Japanese tycoon. Racing against exposure, the team unites, navigating the chaos to safeguard their very lives. Will they triumph in this pulse-pounding escapade?