CreatorDragon Dynasty ; Media Asia Group ; Huayi Brothers Film Investment, Co., Ltd., Media Asia Films present ; a Feng Xiaogang film ; produced by Wang Zhongjun, John Chong ; screenplay by Sheng Heyu, Qiu Gangjian ; directed by Feng Xiaogang
Ziyi Zhang, Ge You, Daniel Wu, Zhou Xun, Ma Jingwu, Huang Xiaoming
Director of photography, Zhang Li ; editor, Liu Miaomiao ; original music, Tan Dun ; production and costume designer, Tim Yip ; visual effects supervisor, Phil Jones ; visual effects producer, Jiang Yanming ; action choreographer, Yuen's Stunt Team
Scheming royals and other officials seek to conquer empires and consolidate power to form a single omnipotent dynasty. Meanwhile, a legendary empress who has the fighting skills unparalleled by any man, harbors forbidden desires for her stepson. Set in the Age of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, tells the story of a royal court in turmoil including passion, deceit, revenge, overpowering beauty, and greed.
Special features: Disc 1: Optional feature length audio commentary by Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan ; Disc 2: "Master of ceremonies": an exclusive interview with director Feng Xiaogang; "Warrior Prince": an exclusive interview with leading man Daniel Wu; the making of Legend of the Black Scorpion; "A dynasty uncovered": behind the scenes on Legend of the Black Scorpion; trailer gallery.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9 letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
Film: Mandarin (Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1) and English (Dolby 5.1) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
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