Time to double up on some fu to end your Friday courtesy of THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS which is punching it’s way into theatres on November 2nd. This has been one of my most anticipated films of 2012 since it was announced. I know RZA has already announced his next film but goddamn, everything I have seen from this makes me drool at the idea of RZA directing his take on GHOST DOG: WAY OF THE SAMURAI. Who’s with me? Alright, back to reality. First up is a prelude to the actual film, followed by a bloody as hell featurette.
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,
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