After RED CLIFF, John Woo (Ng Yu Sum) seemed to be interested in China's historical myths. Reportedly Director Woo will work on the fantasy film TIN WAN LING based on SHAN HAI JING, which will cost 300 million yuan. The lead actress supposedly has been confirmed to be Mainland actress Fan Xinyu, as for the lead actor Ng Yu Sum was interested in Korean idol Rain or Won Bin.
5000 years ago human and demon co-existed. In the end human successfully drove off the evil demon. One of the human warrior was in love with the demon's guardian. Reportedly Ng Yu Sum wanted to turn this movie into the Asian LORD OF THE RINGS series. This collaboration also crossed borders with actors in China, Japan and Korea.