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Black and White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault

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Language  Mandarin
Genre  Action, Comedy
Country  Taiwan

Release date  January 13, 2012 (2012-01-13) (Taiwan)
Based on  Black & White
Writer  Kelly Chen, Yueh-Hsun Tsai
Born  May 26, 1962 (age 53), Liverpool, United Kingdom
Albums  Wonderful Life, Comedy, Are We Having Fun Yet?, Black

Black & White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault (Mandarin: 痞子英雄首部曲:全面開戰) is a 2012 Taiwanese action thriller film directed by Tsai Yueh-hsun. The film is a prequel to Black & White (2009). It was released on January 13, 2012. The film stars Mark Chao, reprising his role from the original series, along with Huang Bo and Angelababy. It's followed by Black & White: The Dawn of Justice (2014).

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Cast

  • Mark Chao as Wu Ying Xiong
  • Huang Bo as Xu Da-Fu
  • Angelababy as Fan Ning
  • Terri Kwan as Tu Hsiao-ching
  • Leon Dai as Jabar
  • Alex To as SIS Captain Ou
  • Jack Kao as Yuan
  • Ken Lin as Tung
  • Dean Fujioka as Li Che-yong
  • Dino Acconci
  • Julio Acconci
  • Lin Yu-chih as Bao
  • Fox Hsu as Er Bao
  • Hsiu Chieh-kai
  • George Wu as Jack
  • Matt Wu
  • Hsia Ching-ting
  • Jason Tsou
  • Chien Te-men
  • Janine Chang as Lan Hsi-ying (voice)
  • Reception

    The film earned NT$37.6 million at the Taipei box office and ¥89.5 million at the Chinese box office.

    On Film Business Asia, Derek Elley gave the film a grade of 3 out of 10 and said: "Taiwan's first action blockbuster is a fiasco, redeemed only by Mainland comic Huang Bo." Taipei Times complemented its action scenes, but criticized its characters and plot lines.

    References

    Black & White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault Wikipedia


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