‘Hatchet Men’ Book About Chinatown Tong Wars To Get Feature Treatment

EXCLUSIVE: In a week when numerous bigwigs from China’s entertainment companies have descended on Los Angeles for various U.S.-China summits, word comes that Hatchet Men: The Story of the Tong Wars in San Francisco’s Chinatownis being developed as a feature film. Richard H. Dillon’s 2012 book is being adapted by Michael Thomas (The 33), who will produce and co-write with Australian writer Morgan Duncan. The film will star Falling Water‘s Will Yun Lee, who will also produce.