New Bruce Lee biopic to begin lensing next month

A new biopic on iconic martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, titled Bruce Lee, My Brother, goes into production in a few days, starring Aarif Lee (Echoes of the Rainbow) as Bruce Lee and screen newcomer Jennifer Tse as Lee’s girlfriend, according to FilmBusinessAsia. The new film is being directed by Raymond Yip, who co-directed …

John Woo, Jet Li, Tony Jaa, Luc Besson, David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli and more to be included in new Six Shooter Film Series

Magnet Releasing announced today that it’s kicking off a second volume of its cult favorite Six Shooter Film Series with Tony Jaa’s Ong Bak 2: The Beginning, which begins airing this Friday On-Demand, ahead of it’s October U.S. theatrical release. Where the first Six Shooter Film Series took a broad look at smart international genre …

Jet Li’s Hero Blu-ray review

Hero (Ying xiong), part of the Ultimate Force of Four Blu-ray box set released last week, marked director Yimou Zhang’s transition from dramatic art house auteur, to action cinema wunderkind who redefined the very nature of the martial arts movie genre as fans knew it.

Jet Li returning to Chinese-language film with Ocean Paradise

THR reports that Jet Li is set to star in his first Chinese-language film since the 2007 Peter Chan-directed historical epic The Warlords. Li will top-line the directorial debut of Chinese screenwriter Xue Xiao-lu (Together With You), titled Ocean Paradise. After two successful Hollywood/Chinese co-productions, including The Forbidden Kingdom, which he co-starred with Jackie Chan, …