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  1. Special screening of East of Hollywood at the Lyric Stage Feb. 15Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Sampan

    ... history and leverages the fictitious Tow/Bingham relationship to poke fun at the infamous lack of romance between Jet Li and Aaliyah in Romeo Must Die. The film also stars Danni Wang, who has been featured in Madam Secretary and The Black List, and ...


  2. Tom Cruise confirmed for 'The Mummy' rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Echo

    ... monster movies is moving along nicely as Variety is reporting that Tom Cruise has officially signed on for The Mummy! Jet Li then played the villain in Rob Cohen's The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor . Expect production to begin later this year, ...


  3. Movie Talk: 'Suicide Squad' Trailer Review,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Collider

    ... Well now it looks as if the film has found a potential villain. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that action icon Jet Li has been set to play a leader of a team that will compete against Vin Diesel's . Schnepp, buy or sell the addition of Jet Li ...


  4. Jet Li and Vin Diesel Face Off in xXx 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | IGN

    ... in the film. Little is known about the plot at this time so it is unclear if Li is the movie's primary antagonist. Jet Li is best known for his numerous martial arts movies such as the Once Upon a Time in China series, Fong Sai Yuk, and Fist of ...


  5. Vin Diesel to face off against Jet Li in xXx3: The Return of Xander CageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    However the news Chinese martial arts superstar Jet Li will face off against Vin Diesel in xXx3: The Return of Xander Cage seems like the perfect exception to the rule. The 52-year-old action hard man will lock horns with the Fast And Furious favourite as he finally makes a return to the role of the tough guy stuntman turned reluctant spy after a 15 year absence.


  6. Jet Li Confirmed For xXx 3: The Return of Xander CageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 |

    Jet Li has officially joined the cast of xXx: The Return of Xander Cage , says a story today at The Hollywood Reporter . Although the actor and martial artist was rumored to be a part of the project back on New Year's day , a subsequent xXx3 update did not mention Jet Li's involvement, leaving some to fear that contract negotiations had fallen through.


  7. Jet Li Set to Fight Vin Diesel in 'xXx 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    Martial-arts maestro Jet Li has closed a deal to join Vin Diesel in xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage , Revolution Studios' reboot of the early 2000s action spy franchise. Diesel is leading a cast that includes Vampire Diaries' Nina Dobrev, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone and Orange Is the New Black breakout Ruby Rose as well as Samuel L. Jackson.


  8. Quick Hits: What You Should Know About 'Ip Man 3' Star Donnie YenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 |

    ... contemporary martial arts movie legends kicking butt on the big screen. Since Jackie Chan has essentially retired and Jet Li seems to be winding down, it's up to Donnie Yen to continue to carry the torch until another martial arts superstar ( Ong ...


  9. Film Screening at the NLA: Once Upon a Time in ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The RiotACT

    A must-see from the canon of Hong Kong films, this is a brilliant and gorgeous deconstruction of the life of Qing dynasty folk hero Wong Fei Hung, and the first of three Once Upon A Time films featuring Jet Li as an acrobatic,proud, but romantically innocent incarnation of the great master.


  10. Film Screening at the NLA: Drunken MasterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The RiotACT

    Contemporary chop-socky fans will know the historical hero Wong Fei Hung through Jet Li's sober, prouder performances in Once Upon A Time in China series. By contrast, in the 1978 classic and first of two Drunken Master movies, Jackie Chan gives the master a zany spin - playing him as a lazy buffoon who is trained in the Drunken Style Fist Kung Fu by a foul-mouthed, sadistic derelict, in order to stop an assassin.


  11. Greatest Modern Martial Arts Characters: 5 Roles That Live on Through Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | News Max

    Martial Arts movies are compelling not only for their remarkably choreographed fight scenes but also for the unique and suspenseful stories they tell. Here are five of the greatest modern martial arts characters: 1. Wong Fei-Hung in "Once Upon A Time in China" Wong Fei-Hung, played by Jet Li, is determined to save his hometown from the ravages of western imperialism, the Internet Movie Database noted .


  12. Will Jet Li and Tony Jaa go XXX with Vin Diesel??Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Ain't It Cool News

    This is one cool rumor that would instantly beef up the interest level in XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE TwitchFilm posted a rumor on Friday that martial arts legends and international superstars Jet Li and Tony Jaa would be joining the threequel, alongside Bollywood star Deepika Padukone. Presumably, Padukone will be playing one of the "good guys," but no word on whether Li or Jaa will be heroes or baddies .


  13. Vin Diesel's sequel to xXx might have just added Tony Jaa and Jet LiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Digital Trends

    The Fast and Furious franchise star Vin Diesel has long teased a return to the role of Xander Cage, the edgy secret agent he played in 2002's xXx , and now that appears to be a very real possibility with recent, high-profile casting reports and a well-known director and producer attached. The latest news from the project now adds a pair of celebrated action stars to the mix, as Tony Jaa and Jet Li have both reportedly joined the cast.


  14. News Briefs: Vin Diesel's 'XXX' Sequel Adds Jet Li and More; Beyonce Is Writing Her Own MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 |

    ... Caruso ( I Am Number Four ) set to direct. Now comes word that the cast has been bulked out with Asian action stars Jet Li ( The Expendables 3 , above) and Tony Jaa ( Furious 7 ) along with Indian movie star Deepika Padukone. We're still waiting, ...


  15. From fighting Mike Tyson to Darth Vader, 2016 is the year of Donnie YenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 |

    ... career as a stuntman for various action films, Yen rose to national prominence in Asia appearing in films alongside Jet Li. In 2008, he made himself one of the most profitable leading men with his performance as the titular character in "Ip Man". ...


  16. Dmx Lands Tv Sitcom RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 |

    ... he went on to star in action films Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds and Cradle 2 the Grave, alongside martial arts expert Jet Li. DMX, a father of 12, has hit headlines for all the wrong reasons of late - his most recent arrest occurred last month ...


  17. Philip Ng to Play Bruce Lee in George Nolfi's - Birth of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | SFGate

    ... a graduate of the Peking Opera School. Yuen's credits include the original "X-Men," "Lethal Weapon 4" and six of Jet Li 's American works, including "Romeo Must Die" and "The Expendables." "We're thrilled to be telling one of the great untold ...


  18. Two New Feature Films In the Works from Lion King Director Rob MinkoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 |

    ... does best." In addition to THE LION KINK, Minkoff directed 2008's "The Forbidden Kingdom", starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, and is currently producing "Blazing Samurai", an animated comedy inspired by Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles. The latter is set ...


  19. Le Vision Signs 'Lion King' Director Rob Minkoff to Two-Picture DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Kanter of Paradigm. Minkoff directed the 2008 China-set actioner The Forbidden Kingdom , starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, and is producing hot AFM title Blazing Samurai , an animated comedy inspired by Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles , which Open Road ...


  20. Le Vision Pictures USA Inks Two-Picture Deal With Rob Minkoff's Flying TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Deadline

    ... animation does best." Minkoff is no stranger to working with Middle Kingdom themes. He directed the 2008 Jackie Chan-Jet Li film The Forbidden Kingdom , in which a kung fu-obsessed American teenager journeys to China, where he joins up with a band ...