Moviegoers will reportedly see Chinese warplanes – including the J-20 stealth fighter – launch audacious forays into enemy skies and engage in spectacular dogfights with French and American jets.

Hellfire and heroism will rain down on those who have dared to challenge China. And China, inevitably, will end up coming out on top.

“It is time for us to use thrilling weapons to make an inspiring movie,” Chen Hao, an air force colonel involved in the film, told the state-run Global Times newspaper earlier this month.