Bey Logan debutes with swordplay actioner Snowblade

New martial arts movie Snowblade with Sable Yu as a lead, tells the story of a master swordswoman, an assassin for hire, forced to kill seven very unique individuals between moonrise and moonset. It is a directorial debut of Bey Logan. After Yung Yung was signed to play Snowblade, she ahs been stretching, pummeling, cutting and honeing herself into the lethal weapon she needs to become… with a help of her diligent Mak Sifu of cause. So anyone would be mistaken for thinking lady couldn’t play an dangerous assassin. As with every bona fide Hong Kong action movie, production team started filming Snowblade with the traditional bai san ceremony for good luck.

British-born Bey Logan began his professional career as a magazine writer and editor, editing the martial arts magazine Combat for five years before launching the action film publication Impact. A long-time Hong Kong cinema aficionado, he had his first hands on experience of the industry when he line produced the film Guns And Roses, which was shot on location in the UK and Paris. Bey later relocated to Hong Kong, where he wrote the screenplays for the films ‘White Tiger’ and ‘Ballistic Kiss’. During the same period, he authored ‘Hong Kong Action Cinema’, a narrative history of the genre, and made his martial arts movie debut as a kung fu fighting bad guy in the Yuen Biao/Donnie Yen vehicle Circus Kids.

In 1998, he joined the Media Asia film company, where he wrote and co-produced two documentaries, ‘Jackie Chan: My Story’ and ‘Jackie Chan: My Stunts’. He went on to write the English dialogue scenes for the film ‘Gen-X Cops’, and was a co-writer on its sequel, ‘Gen-Y Cops’. In 2001, Bey joined the Emperor Multimedia Group, where he wrote the script for the US$40m Jackie Chan vehicle ‘The Medallion’ and co-produced the action comedy ‘The Twins Effect’. In 2006, he co-produced the US$5m Hong Kong action thriller ‘Dragon Squad’, starring Michael Biehn, Sammo Hung and Maggie Q. On the 1st of October, 2005, Bey joined the Weinstein Company as Vice-president of Asian Acquisitions and Co-production.

Bey lives and works in Hong Kong, practices Tibetan Buddhism, Hung Kuen kung fu and Chen Tai Chi and has five children: four sons, Ryan, Calvin, Kyle and Sean, and a daughter, Taia. And now he is working on his directorial debut movie Snowblade.


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