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Donnie Yen Confirms ‘Ip Man 4’ Production Begins in 2018

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Donnie Yen has confirmed that Ip Man 4 will begin filming in 2018. The Hong Kong action star shared the news via his official Facebook page, writing: “Some prefer to call me the I P MAN. Filming begins 2018, I am back!” No official release date has been set. Last September, Yen also used Facebook to announce that he would be reprising …

Joe Manganiello, Kung Fu and Katana Training For Batman

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Actor Joe Manganiello is mastering the art of Kung fu and training with katanas in preparation for his role as Deathstroke in forthcoming movie The Batman. A start date for filming Ben Affleck’s comic book adaptation has yet to be set, but the Magic Mike star will be ready once cameras do start rolling, after, after taking lessons in various martial arts …

What’s On TV This Week (March 6 – March 12)

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Okay… This is a weird week. It isn’t overflowing with movies, but there are a decent amount… especially if you like the KICKBOXER films! What is weird is that a mainstay of martial arts viewing is pretty much disappearing. After weeks of WALKER, TEXAS RANGER being on multiple channels every single day, this week it is only …

Jet Li Launches Kung Fu Video Site

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Veteran Chinese actor and kung fu master Jet Li has launched a video website dedicated to martial arts. Li unveiled the official launch of the site, Jetli.com, on Chinese social media service Weibo on Tuesday, saying his purpose is to share his “passion for bringing the philosophies and lifestyle of kung fu to people all over the world.”

The Revenge of Shinobi LP

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Over the last couple of years, Data Discs have been nailing the vinyl releases for classic video game theme music releases, created by some of the greatest composers in the genre. Their latest release, The Revenge of Shinobi carries on and adds yet another beautiful sounding and amazingly packaged product to their catalog and your crates.

Before 36 Styles, There Was Chamber Clothing

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Before the 36 Styles brand existed there was Chamber Clothing. Soon after I launched this website, ShaolinChamber36.com, I did an experiment of sorts, “tested the market”, to see if there would be an interest in t-shirts featuring classic kung fu movie designs. This design based on the classic 1979 film, THE MYSTERY OF CHESS BOXING …

Hong Kong Icon Golden Harvest Plans Return to Production

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Soon to be flush with cash, Golden Harvest, one of the most iconic names in Asian cinema, is planning a return to film production and distribution. The move is expected to follow the recently agreed sale of parent company Orange Sky Golden Harvest’s entire exhibition business in China. OSGH last week announced …

Jackie Chan Join Masters of Cinema in April

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Jackie Chan exploded onto the martial arts scene in the 1978 action flick Drunken Master, directed by the legendary Yuen Woo Ping, which joins the Masters of Cinema series in a dual-format Blu-ray/DVD release on 24 April. Featuring a 4K restoration of the film together with the original Cantonese language audio, Eureka promises a definitive release …