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Chinese Sci-Fi Movie The Wandering Earth 3 Will Hit the Big Screen on February 6, 2027

By Xueyang
Nov. 3, 2023 updated 07:17

The much-anticipated press conference for "The Wandering Earth III" has officially set the cinematic world abuzz, announcing the release date for the upcoming blockbuster as the first day of the Chinese New Year in 2027. The unveiling was accompanied by the launch of the film's first teaser trailer.

Under the steadfast direction of Frant Gwo, who returns to helm the third installment, the scriptwriting trio of Gwo, Yang Zhixue, and Gong Ge'er promise to weave another epic narrative in the saga. Familiar faces from the previous films grace the roster, with actors Wu Jing, Andy Lau, and Li Xuejian reprising their roles and gracing the conference stage. Joining them were Sha Yi, Ning Li, Yang Haoyu, Qu Chuxiao, Wang Zhi, and Zhu Yanmanzi, adding star power to the already stellar lineup.

As for the duration of the film, director Frant Gwo indicated that the length is currently undecided since filming has not yet begun, but assured that efforts would be made to keep the movie's runtime reasonable.

In "The Wandering Earth III," humanity faces the impending destruction of the sun and crafts colossal thrusters on the Earth's surface, embarking on a perilous quest for a new home. Amidst the cosmic perils, the young heroes of the wandering Earth era rise once again, engaging in a race against time and a battle for survival that will dictate the fate of the planet...

Source: Weibo