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THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy Liu)



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.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1258972/

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trailer should be up later this week...
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Wow. This could be something really cool.

Chia Hui Liu, Daniel Wu, Russell Crowe, RZA, Pam Grier, etc. What a cast.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

In addition to RZA Co-Writing & Directing,

Eli Roth : Co-Writer & Co-Producer
Quentin Tarantino : Executive Producer
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Sooo, how did a Black Dude get to China?

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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Asians adopted the Wu Tang Clan in the racial draft, I saw it on Chapelle's Show.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
Sooo, how did a Black Dude get to China?
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I get that RZA is a huge fan of martial arts films and how it would be a dream to star in one, but this is absurd, casting himself in a film set in feudal China. RZA has that ghetto slang dialect going too, which doesn't fit either.

I'm sure the action will be pretty cool though.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
Asians adopted the Wu Tang Clan in the racial draft, I saw it on Chapelle's Show.
Exactly.

It's not common knowledge?

I mean there's Ol' Dirty Chinese Restaurant and everything.

They must've been relieved to be rid of Tiger Woods.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

A Russian website has leaked a bootleg trailer of this looks pretty awesome. Still pretty worried about how Rza's "martial arts" will hold up on film based on what I have seen him do in the past.

Spoiler:
And besides forging the fists and the "eyeball" part you really don't see him do much (which worries me). Everyone else shines in the trailer and I'm REALLY loving me some Dave Bautista as Brass Body.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Love RZA but don't know about him being in a lead role
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

More fightin' 'round the world for Crowe!
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
Asians adopted the Wu Tang Clan in the racial draft, I saw it on Chapelle's Show.
Mwahahahaah. That was classic.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

I'm unsure about RZA's ability to act convincingly, but he was a killer producer, and he knows his kung-fu, so I'm totally game for this.

As for how a black guy gets to feudal China - who cares?
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I'm unsure about RZA's ability to act convincingly, but he was a killer producer, and he knows his kung-fu, so I'm totally game for this.

As for how a black guy gets to feudal China - who cares?
That's what I'm worried bout to and according to a review from a test screening "his acting seemed a bit wooden". So I'm really hoping Russell Crowe takes the lead for the most part as his character supposedly "steals the film".

And they explain how he gets to China.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Wait, soooo how a did a White Dude get to China? And does he get the Chinese girl? White guys always get the Asian girl. Even in Asian films.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post

As for how a black guy gets to feudal China - who cares?
I care. That's why i asked. It takes me out of the film.
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And they explain how he gets to China.
Who? RZA? Ok, I look forward to seeing how.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Official Trailer up on youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FyGHAUpSIQ
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

"They put the F-U in kung fu."
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Looks like a movie that will require a few drinks beforehand and the latest showing possible on opening night. In short, a fucking blast if you're in the right state of mind with the right crowd.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

I hate to bring race into it, but when you bring Westerners (white or black) into Asian martial arts movies, they generally bring the suck with them. (Excepting Chuck in Way of the Dragon, of course.)
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

That looks awful...entertaining, possibly...but still awful. The heavy CGI is a big disappointment. My interest in this has dropped a lot.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

A link? Really?

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6FyGHAUpSIQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

I think that everyone involved can totally pull this off.
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Re: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS (2012) (dir. RZA) (Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy L

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
White guys always get the Asian girl. Even in Asian films.
Not in all the "films" that I watch. But seeing a black dude in there totally takes me out of the "film".

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