Fat Buddies is an upcoming Chinese action comedy directed by Bao Beier. The film revolves around a pair of big-boned, bumbling cops who find themselves at the heart of a drug trafficking case. The cast includes Wen Zhang, Bao Beier, Clara Lee, and Xu Juncong.
GENRE: Action, Comedy
DIRECTOR: Bei-Er Bao
CAST: Bei-Er Bao, Zhang Wen, Jingfei Guo, Ryu Kohata
RELEASE DATE: 30 Sep 2018
SHORT SYNOPSIS – OFFICIAL
The film revolves around a pair of big-boned, bumbling cops who find themselves at the heart of a drug trafficking case. The agent “J” (Zhang Wen) was shot in the head during an A-level mission, causing damage to the intracranial hypothalamus. During the period of rehabilitating, J gradually became a big fat man of three hundred pounds and suffered from severe narcolepsy.
SHORT SYNOPSIS – CATALOGUE
Bao also stars with Johnny Wen in the film, which was mostly shot in Japan and will be released in October 2018 during China’s National Day holiday period. Korean-American actress Clara Lee (Line Walker) and Japanese action legend Yasuaki Kurata also star.
The story follows a special agent who gains weight during missions, and ends up in a Japanese hospital where he teams up with an equally overweight security guard to take down a drugs cartel.