Fortune Star a wholly owned subsidiary of the Star Group,
Triage Entertainment and West End Stories have joined forces
to produce "Hong Kong Café". This is an original one-hour
series highlighting Hong Kong action movies and martial
arts in the US. The series will be distributed in America
by DreamWorks Television and in Asia by Fortune Star.
An official release informs that the series features
Hong Kong action films' greatest scenes on a high-tech set.
It will be offered for broadcasting to major U.S. TV networks
and stations in the coming weeks. Production is scheduled
to begin later this month in Los Angeles.
The series has access to more than 600 classic
Hong Kong action films. This has been made possible by an
extensive clip licensing agreement between Triage and Fortune
STAR. It will feature legendary action films starring crossover
martial arts stars such as Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee, Chow
The high-tech café set is reminiscent of the bar/restaurant
locale frequently seen in Hong Kong films, and will be frequented
by rising stars. These series regulars will provide interstitial
conversation along with comedy, fashion and music elements.
Fortune STAR is the content arm of Star for distribution,
production and commissioning of its programming content.
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