Asura (2018) is set in Asura, the dimension of pure desire according to ancient Buddhist mythology. The mythical realm is threatened by a coup from a lower heavenly kingdom and the story follows from there.

Asura (2018) is said to be the highest-budget production in Chinese cinema history with a 100 million dollar budget. It was shot in seven locations across China, including Ningxia in the country’s north and the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau.

Asura (2018) is directed by Peng Zhang who is known for his stunt work in The Last Samurai (2003), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Rush Hour 3 (2007), and The Pacifier (2005).

The film stars Zhang Yi Shang, award winning actor Tony Leung  Ka Fai, Ron Smoorenburg, Paul Philip Clark, Matthew Knowles, and Lei Wu, one of China’s most popular teen stars.

Stunt performers in the film included Joel Adrian, Paul Philip Clark, Caitlin Dechelle, who is the stunt double for Sainan, Qiang LI, Trevor Logan and Greg Townley.

Asura (2018)