LEGEND OF THE DEMON CAT, the latest feature from internationally celebrated filmmaker and Palme d’Or winner Chen Kaige, will receive a U.S. theatrical release from myCinema, timed to coincide with Chinese New Year, February 5, 2019. The sweeping historical drama, based on the novel Gensoshin Kūkai, by best-selling Japanese fantasy writer Baku Yumemakura, and filled with legendary Chinese characters, will be released in theaters nationwide, including Los Angeles and New York. The Sino-Japanese co-production, featuring an ensemble cast of top talent from mainland China and Japan, was filmed on a lavish, sprawling set, which included the creation of an entire city, that took over five years and in excess of $250 million to construct.