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Watch The Killing Game Online Now

The Killing Game is the international award winning comedy short from LP Films, available online now to watch for free for the first time! Check it out on Vimeo and Youku.

Max is the best hitman in town, a gun for hire with killer looks. Loved by women and feared by the bad guys, he serves his own brand of justice to the criminals of Shanghai’s dark underbelly. Taking out local mob boss ‘Pretty Boy’ Wang shouldn’t be a problem for him. But all is not what it seems, and Max’s world threatens to unravel.

The Killing Game is a riotously funny riff on the gangster genre, brought to you by the award winning team behind Finding Bunny Girl and High Spirits. Mixing the seductive glamor of film noir with the raw energy of John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow, The Killing Game is a ride that keeps you guessing until the final twist.

Casting Call — The Killing Game

The Killing Game is a new Chinese language short film, produced in Shanghai by LostPensivos Films (Finding Bunny Girl, High Spirits) and directed by award winning filmmaker Andrej Iliev (Shanghai Story).

Max is a world-class assassin: smart, sexy and ruthless. 

When he is hired to kill a local Triad Boss, 

it appears to be a normal mission…

but is everything what it seems?


We are seeking Chinese-speaking actors, preferably of Chinese or East Asian ethnicity for supporting roles. Previous experience is welcomed but not essential.

Max – Nic Xu, a highly talented newcomer. With previous experience in TV commercials,  Nic is currently the main star of the popular comedy webseries Midnight Bites.

Kitty – Emilie Ohana. Originally from France, Emilie is known for her roles in the international hit Paris, I Love You (2006) its sequal New York, I Love You  (2009).  She has previously collaborated with Andrej Iliev on Shanghai Story.

Boss – Li Yangpeng. After graduating from Shanghai Music Conservatory major in Performing Art, Li Yangpeng appeared in comedy theatre play High Spirits.


Actors/Actresses Needed

1. Gun Dealer


Age: 25-50

Provides Max with weapons. A businessman but a slob, he wears a bathrobe in the middle of the day.

2. Junkie


Age: 25-35

An informant who provides Max with information. Scrawny from drug dependence and living on the street. Streetwise.

3. Bodyguard 1


Age: 25-35

The intelligent half of the Boss’ bodyguard duo. Tall, stoic and very stocky/muscled.

4. Bodyguard 2


Age: 25-35

Less intelligent than his partner. Shorter and stocky/muscled.

5. Production Manager

Male/ Female

Age: 25-35

Overworked but enthusiastic production manager, responsible for overseeing chaos. Energetic, outgoing personality.


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