Binsheng’s (Huang Xiao Ming) life and mission are radically transformed when the star of his virtual world takes on human emotions and a virus from the game becomes an epidemic that affects far more than people’s computers. On a deeper level, the story explores the blurring line between virtual reality and society as well as the integrity of relationships.
The film is half English and half Mandarin and features stars from China, Taiwan and Korea, along with actor Eric Mabius and NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Scottie Pippen, and Dwight Howard from the US. The film is directed by Sherwood Hu and features an original score and songs by EarthTones Director Frank Fitzpatrick. Amazing premiered at the 2013 Shanghai International Film Festival and was released theatrically across Asia in September 2013.
In addition, the NBA is sponsoring a series of free NBA Fit clinics as part of their NBA Nation Tour throughout the country, teaching health and fitness to kids and their families.