“The real true legend here is Yuen Woo Ping…a man whose action choreography defines the post-Bruce Lee era of martial-arts cinema. Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Sammo Hung, among countless others, owe him their careers.”
– David Fear (Time Out New York)
“True Legend opens with one of the best action sequences I’ve ever seen.”
– Phillip French(The Observer)
FROM THE RENOWNED MARTIAL ARTS CHOREOGRAPHER YUEN WOO PING COMES THE FIGHT EPIC: TRUE LEGEND
AVAILABLE ON DVD & BLU-RAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
Martial Arts Idols VINCENT ZHAO, MICHELLE YEOH and JAY CHOU Star
Opposite DAVID CARRADINE in His Last Film Role
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 23, 2011) – From Indomina Releasing and Director Yuen Woo Ping (lead martial arts choreographer of The Matrix Trilogy, Kill Bill Volumes I and II andthe Academy Award®-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) comes the martial arts epic, True Legend, available on Blu-Ray/DVD on September 13, 2011. The timeless battle between good and evil is at the center of True Legend, whichwill be distributed by Vivendi Entertainment at an SRP of $29.95 for Blu-Ray and $19.97 for the DVD.
After years of blockbuster success as one of the most distinguished martial arts choreographers in the world, Yuen Woo Ping stepped back into the director’s chair, after a 15-year absence, to make True Legend. By blending his famed, time-honored wuxia style with high-intensity, computer generated sequences, he has managed to create some of the most brilliant and captivating fight scenes ever filmed for the screen.
Su Can’s (Vincent Zhao) respectable life is obliterated when his vengeful brother, Yuan (Andy On), returns from war armed with the deadly Five Venom Fists. Weakened but not destroyed, Su Can learns a never-before-seen form of martial arts: the Drunken Fist. Armed with this new power, he returns home to honor his family through retribution by taking on his brother in a battle to become the ultimate warrior. Packed with the distinct fighting styles of director Yuen Woo Ping, the film stars martial arts legends Vincent Zhao, Michelle Yeoh, Jay Chou and David Carradine in his final screen performance.
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Street Date: September 13, 2011
Pricing: Blu-Ray, $29.95/DVD, $19.97
Feature Running Time: 116 minutes
MPAA Ratings: R for sequences of battle violence and fighting