Status: Development As of April 21, 2013
Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Oriental DreamWorks’ has announced an Indiana-Jones-style adventure based on a series of Chinese novels set in 9th-century Tibet. DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said that writing was about begin on the film and he is confident that "we will be able to find a good course to tell a great story and not step on political issues."
Set in 9th-century Tibet, Qiang Ba, an expert on the Tibetan mastiff, and his mentor Fang Xin hunt for Buddhist treasures. more
Release DateU.S.Tibet Code will be released on
To Be Announced (TBA)
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Production CompaniesChina Film Group
Rating MPAANot Available
Set in 9th-century Tibet, Qiang Ba, an expert on the Tibetan mastiff, and his mentor Fang Xin hunt for Buddhist treasures.
verbatim plot from deadline.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the 2008 first book in the eight novel series by He Ma. The book is based on actual events that took place in 839 AD.