written and directed by Daniel Lee and starring Jackie Chan . In the film, Chan plays Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions during the Han Dynasty.Dragon Bladewas released in IMAX 3D on 19 February 2015, the first day Chinese New Year holiday period.The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 4 September 2015 by Lionsgate Premiere .
The year is 48 BC. Huo An (Jackie Chan), a Hun, serves as the captain of the Protection Squad Silk Road. A Roman general named Lucius (John Cusack) flees to the east with his legion and Publius (Jozef Waite), heir of the ruling Roman Consul, to escape from the corrupt Emperor Tiberius (Adrien Brody), who plans to kill Publius and usurp the throne. They meet Huo An at a frontier fort on the Silk Road, wherein they get sanctuary. Tiberius and his army, who have pursued Lucius along the Silk Road, approach the fort with intention of killing Publius and ambitions of capturing and controlling the Silk Road. Huo An decides to help Lucius, and goes to his allies to recruit an army to fight against Tiberius. Huo An arrives with reinforcements, and an epic battle begins.