Wong Kar Wai to produce feature film of Bad Genius director
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai is producing the film of Nattawut Poonpiriya
Nattawut Poonpiriya (Baz), a Thai director, turned a lot of heads with the film Bad Genius in 2017. Now, iconic filmmaker Wong Kar Wai is teaming up with Poonpirya for a film titled One For The Road. The Chungking Express director will produce the upcoming film.
One For The Road is the story of two long-time friends on a road trip, which they go after one of them is diagnosed with cancer.
“We are very happy to have the opportunity to work with great talent like Baz whose previous work Bad Genius has proven his unique and strong approach to storytelling,” Wong Kar Wai said.
Wong Kar Wai has been producing films over the past few years. He bankrolled films like Blossoms and Jinpa. His last directorial venture was The Grandmaster which came out in 2013.