So I thought shooting on Blvd. Warriors was completed and I only needed to raise some funds in order to edit the piece together. That was until I connected with the one and only Charles Woods from The Deuce’s 43rd Chamber. What an incredible spirit! I searched for this man for 3 years and gave … More
RZA reveals how his cousin O.D.B. of the Wu Tang clan provided inspiration for Russell Crowe’s character of Jack Knife in The Man with the Iron Fists. This even manifested itself in the music that plays when Crowe’s character is on screen.
World-renowned martial artist Marrese Crump recently wrapped shooting The Protector 2 (aka Tom Yum Goong 2, Warrior King 2), where he collaborated with Tony Jaa. After nearly a year of workshops and training, The Protector 2 has been crafted with specially designed fight sequences that take advantage of the 3D effects and the extreme athleticism … More
Don Steinberg from The Wall Street Journal just published an article on martial arts films titled Hollywood’s New Kick, which discusses how martial arts films are going mainstream (it took long enough!). This article was first mentioned to me by Anesti Vega, who works and trains with rising martial arts action star Marrese Crump, who … More
I’m constantly finding new references and new films related to my project, but when I read about The RZA’s Wu-Tang Vs. The Golden Phoenix, what shocked me most was that I had never heard of it. A few movie news websites had posted the trailer for this film over a year ago, but I’m not … More