Radius TWC has released the U.S. trailer for the Daniel Lee-directed epic 14 Blades, which was originally titled Jin yi wei. The film stars Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao, Sammo Hung, Chun Wu, Kate Tsui and Ma Wu.
Trained in clandestine combat from childhood, the Jinyiwei were masters of the 14 Blades. Above the law and with a license to kill, they devoted their lives and lethal prowess to the service of the Emperor alone.
When the Imperial Court is taken over by evil eunuch Jia, the best of the Jinyiwei, Qinglong is assigned to steal a list identifying those still loyal to the Emperor. Unbeknownst to Qinglong, the Jinyiwei have fallen under the control of Jia, and during the mission he’s betrayed and barely escapes with his life.
Now the most wanted man in the land Qinglong must seek out and rally the loyalists to rise against Jia and restore the Emperor to power.
In his way are the deadliest assassins in the land, his former brethren, the Jinyiwei.