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Bruce Lee bio trilogy?

07.21.2009

One of pop culture's coolest and most influential icons will be immortalized in biopic, but unlike DRAGON: THE BRUCE LEE STORY, it will come from his home country.

A "historically accurate account" of the inhuman martial artist has been authorized by his surviving brother and sister, who would like to see his story as a series of three films that will portray the "real Bruce Lee" and correct the "many inaccuracies" of the past movies and books about him.

The project(s) will be under the eye of Hong Kong producers Li Chen and Manfred Wong, and while no director or actor to play the Dragon has been named, they apparently plan to start filming in October to make a release of Nov. 27, 2010, the 70th anniversary of Lee's birth. Lee has been gone 36 years this week.

Bruce Lee is often considered the greatest martial artist in history. He developed a unique fighting style called Jeet Kune Do and counted Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Chuck Norris among his students. Lee starred as Kato in the 1960s "Green Hornet" TV series and moved on to several feature films before his untimely death at age 32. Whoo-PAH!

Extra Tidbit: Even stranger than the various theories about Lee's mysterious death? A planned Bruce Lee "amusement park" (complete with Dragon "droids" on patrol), and an attempted "resurrection" of Lee in computer-generated form in an aborted live-action project called DRAGON WARRIOR.
Source: THRVariety

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11:56AM on 07/23/2009
Wow, I was just reading something on Lee. Can't wait for this
Wow, I was just reading something on Lee. Can't wait for this
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6:03PM on 07/22/2009
This could be kind of cool.
This could be kind of cool.
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12:09PM on 07/22/2009

Dragon Warrior

Dude, I was wondering about the CGI project. I still think it should be done and could be pulled off. Wonder why they ditched it. Two things I'd like to see with today's technology (James Cameron???) is a "resurrection" of Bruce Lee and Episode's 7-9 (Star Wars).
Dude, I was wondering about the CGI project. I still think it should be done and could be pulled off. Wonder why they ditched it. Two things I'd like to see with today's technology (James Cameron???) is a "resurrection" of Bruce Lee and Episode's 7-9 (Star Wars).
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10:08AM on 07/22/2009
I would love to see "the real Bruce Lee" finally the way he was meant to be portrayed.
I would love to see "the real Bruce Lee" finally the way he was meant to be portrayed.
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3:10AM on 07/22/2009
I love Bruce Lee and I'd love to see another biopic but I don't think three or even two would be necessary.
I love Bruce Lee and I'd love to see another biopic but I don't think three or even two would be necessary.
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2:42AM on 07/22/2009
i think they should be a quadrilogy of jackie chan's life
i think they should be a quadrilogy of jackie chan's life
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12:42AM on 07/22/2009
Man, this would be a good time to be an aspiring martial artist. Someone could build themself a pretty decent career between The Green Hornet, the new TMNT and now this project.
Man, this would be a good time to be an aspiring martial artist. Someone could build themself a pretty decent career between The Green Hornet, the new TMNT and now this project.
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11:42PM on 07/21/2009
Sounds pretty awesome to me
Sounds pretty awesome to me
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11:37PM on 07/21/2009

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Holy Shit! This could be beyond epic!
Holy Shit! This could be beyond epic!
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11:07PM on 07/21/2009
Authenticity is good. Hopefully the dialogue and character development won't get lost in translation.
Authenticity is good. Hopefully the dialogue and character development won't get lost in translation.
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