McCann Hong Kong Channels Classic John Woo to Bid Adieu to Old Office

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By Erik Oster Comment

Chances are, this is literally the most gangsta advertising news you’ll read today. Employees at McCann Hong Kong paid tribute to their old office in a video that serves as an homage to  John Woo 1986 crime classic,  A Better Tomorrow.

The building, Sunning Plaza, has been McCann Hong Kong’s home for over thirty years, and its entrance was actually used as a location for Woo’s film. McCann was one of the very first tenants of Sunning Plaza following its construction and their heartfelt tribute makes it seem they will really miss their former home — and that they really know their Hong Kong gangster films. Sunning Plaza is being demolished for redevelopment, much to the dismay of its tenants (McCann and otherwise). McCann Hong Kong has already moved into its new office at Hysan Plaza, where they threw an office warming party last Friday. You can watch the tribute video above, in which McCann Hong Kong employees walk out of the building in much the same manner as characters in A Better Tomorrow, set to music from the film. These guys certainly know how to make an exit.