Wu-Tang Clan top fella RZA has turned his skills and love of kung-fu to directing, and the results are the epic, insane and savagely violent flick The Man With the Iron Fists. Arriving in UK cinemas on 16th November, the first red-band trailer arrived a little over a month a go. Now a second red-band (what else!) trailer has smashed its way online, and you can view every gory, totally bonkers second of it at the bottom of this post!
The new trailer does not have a massive amount of new footage, however it does manage to introduce most of the main cast, and the new footage is bloody awesome to watch. I honestly cannot believe how good this film looks, it really looks incredible, and it is clear that everyone involved had a great time making this.
The film stars RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Cung Le,Byron Mann, Rick Yune, David Bautista, Pam Grier and Jamie Chung.
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.
By Matt Wavish