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Drake vs. Lil Wayne – Street Fighter Style

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Two of the biggest hip-hop artists of this generation, along with Capcom, and iam8bit have created a unique way for fans to interact with both each other, and the artists. The US Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour, which runs from August 25th through September 27th, will see the two rappers “battle” one another in a fun interactive way for it’s duration …

El Rey Network To Broadcast 255 Shaw Brothers Films

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Robert Rodriguez (director of MACHETE, SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR) commissioned a multi-year deal with Celestial Pictures (The company responsible for finally bringing the Shaw Brothers films to home video, beginning in 2002) to broadcast 255 Shaw Brothers films on his El Rey Network (Rodriguez is founder and chairman of the network) …

Hwang Jang-Lee Q&A + Seminar in London

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Eastern Heroes’s (a UK based magazine about martial arts cinema) Rick Baker announced via his Facebook page that a two-day special event dedicated to Bruce Lee and old school kung fu films, “Seni 14”, will be held on September 13th and 14th in London’s Soccerdome. This is a fantastic opportunity for UK fans to share and relive nostalgic …

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny

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The Weinstein Company secured the film adaptation rights for the fifth entry (Iron Knight, Silver Vase) in Wang Dulu’s “Crane-Iron” series of books. This will be the much-anticipated sequel to director Ang Lee’s 2000 box-office hit, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (based off the fourth entry in the Crane-Iron series), and has been in production as of May 2014 …

New Michael Jai White Film

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UPDATE: Michael Jai White best known for Spawn, Blood and Bone, and Black Dynamite will be starring in a new film franchise produced by Moonstone films. In the first installment, Falcon Rising (AKA Favela), Michael Jai White plays John “Falcon” Chapman, a former marine assigned to do the dirty work for the foreign ministry. The story will focus on …

‘The Man With the Iron Fists’ Sequel

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Principal photography for The Man With The Iron Fists sequel (full title: The Man With The Iron Fists: The Sting of the Scorpion) is now complete, and the film has moved into post-production. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your opinion of the first film), rapper/musician/composer/actor RZA (most widely known for being …

Shaolin Temple Mobile App

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Have you ever wanted to travel to China to learn kung fu from a monk at the Shaolin Temple? Unless you can afford to live abroad for years, learning the art and history of Shaolin Kung fu would be extremely difficult, if not impossible. For most ordinary working folks like myself, that sort of luxury is simply not an option. But thanks to technology …

AMC, Martial Arts Series

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The creators of Smallville are teaming up with AMC to bring viewers a martial arts television series titled Badlands (working title). The show will focus on two individuals, a great warrior and young boy wondering the land in search of enlightenment. However, searching for enlightenment across hazardous land controlled by feudal barons will challenge …