THE MOVIE: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers. Directed by and starring RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Daniel Wu, Cung Le, Dave Bautista and many more. In theaters on November 2nd, 2012.
Updates: Collider talked to Sucker Punch actress Jamie Chung, who also has a part in Iron Fists. Thanks to Rotten Tomatoes for the link. Production has long been wrapped. The film is currently in test-screening phase with reviews popping up online (beware of spoilers). If you haven’t yet, enjoy this collage of photos from the set.
In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, RZA notes that one of the biggest challenges was getting Russell Crowe to sign on to the movie. According to RZA: “We became friends over the years, but he was like “I’m not doing a f–king kung fu film. I’m a f–king thespian, Bobby!” And I was like “Trust me Russ, I’m an artist.” and he trusted me.
Here’s the new character trailer for Madame Blossom, portrayed by Lucy Liu. Also: Check out a character trailer focused on the Bronze Lion, played by MMA sensation Cung Le – who is said to ‘bring it’ in the film’s final fight scene. Collider has a pack of new fighting clips.
BREAKING NEWS: AICN has a red band featurette that lets the blood flow.