Jet Li Teams With Ronny Yu for Actioner
It's official, Variety
is reporting that Jet Li
, director Ronny Yu
("Freddy Vs. Jason") and action choreographer Yuen Woo-ping
will team for an untitled action pic about real life kung fu legend Fok Yuanjia. After achieving fame, Yuanjia, the son of a boxing champ, went into seclusion after a personal tragedy. He comes out of this self-inflected exile to defend the honor of his country in an international tournament. The movie is the prequel to Li's "Fist of Legend
." Jet Li's forthcoming film, "Unleashed
," opens in theaters April 8th.