Warriors of Future is a 2022 sci-fi action film about an alien vine that “purifies” polluted barren Planet Earth but kills everything.
Directed by Yuen Fai Ng from a screenplay written by Chi-Leung Law.
The Chinese-Hong Kong production stars producer Louis Koo, Ching Wan Lau, Carina Lau, Nick Cheung, Qian Wu, Philip Keung, Kwan-Ho Tse, Ho-Leung Lau, Tin Shu Mak, Guopeng Wan and Xiaoxia Cheng.
In 2055, a meteorite, which brings a fast-growing alien vine named “Pandora”, crashes down on a barren Earth ravaged by pollution and global warming. “Pandora” purifies the planet but kills everything in its path. To protect the citizens of their city, the heavily armoured military of Hong Kong, armed with the plant’s genetic map, tries but fails to destroy “Pandora” and uncovers a conspiracy…
In China, the movie will be released theatrically on August 5, 2022. The film is set to open the 46th Hong Kong International Film Festival on August 15, 2022, and will be released theatrically in Hong Kong on 25 August 25, 2022.
The film was first announced in May 2015 under the title, Virtus (矛盾戰爭). Production officially began on February 12, 2017, on a set in Shenzhen which took two months to build. The film was originally due for a theatrical release in 2019 but. this was delayed for three years in order to allow time for a vast amount of post-production special effects work.