Raman Hui releasing “Monster Hunt 2” in Berlin Film Festival

Vastavam web: The director of China’s biggest blockbuster said on Sunday he was “totally surprised” with the success his film, “Monster Hunt”, while its sequel broke records on its opening day in China.“Monster Hunt”, a fantasy epic about an ancient Chinese town where monsters and humans live side by side, became China’s biggest grossing film of all time in 2015, making a record $380 million in the box office.Starring Asian A-listers Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Bai Baihe, the film follows the journey of a young couple in search of their son “Wuba”, a friendly monster baby capable of bringing eternal peace between humans and monsters.Releasing the sequel at Berlin Film Festival, director Raman Hui said he hoped the film’s universal theme would also help it succeed internationally.