If you’re looking for me in the weeks leading up to November 2nd, look no further than the DG den where I will be overdosing on Shaw Brothers and Golden Harvest titles in preparation for THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS, the directorial debut from RZA. In anticipation of the release, RZA is making the marketing rounds and he and Dave Bautista recently caught up with Movies on Demand at Comic-con to talk shop. There have been a lot of rumors about some cool cameos and some of those are confirmed in the interview. Here’s what went down:
Quentin Tarantino presents The Man With the Iron Fists, an action-adventure inspired by kung-fu classics as interpreted by his longtime collaborators RZA and Eli Roth. Making his debut as a big-screen director and leading man, RZA—alongside a stellar international cast led by Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu—tells the epic story of warriors, assassins and a lone outsider hero in nineteenth-century China who must unite to destroy the clan traitor who would destroy them all.
Since his arrival in China’s Jungle Village, the town’s blacksmith (RZA) has been forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction. When the clans’ brewing war boils over, the stranger channels an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon. As he fights alongside iconic heroes and against soulless villains, one man must harness this power to become savior of his adopted people.
Blending astonishing martial-arts sequences from some of the masters of this world with the signature vision he brings as the leader of the Wu-Tang Clan and as one of hip-hop’s most dominant figures of the past two decades, RZA embarks upon his most ambitious, stylized and thrilling project to date.
SEE YOU ON FORTY DEUCE,
SOURCE: MOVIES ON DEMAND
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