From Bruce Lee to Ip Man and The Monkey King, Donnie Yen on martial arts movies and nearly 40 years of acting

//From Bruce Lee to Ip Man and The Monkey King, Donnie Yen on martial arts movies and nearly 40 years of acting

From Bruce Lee to Ip Man and The Monkey King, Donnie Yen on martial arts movies and nearly 40 years of acting

As Post interviews with Donnie Yen Ji-dan spanning 25 years attest, he was hardly an overnight success as a martial arts actor.Having appeared in his first movie in 1984, Yen had his share of failures, disappointments and false starts before becoming a hit with Hong Kong cinema-goers in 2005 film SPL (released in the United States as Kill Zone) and an international star with Ip Man in 2008.“While many people were wondering who would be the successor to Jackie Chan and Jet Li Lianjie, it never…

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