Jet Li in America: how Lethal Weapon 4 and Romeo Must Die, the Chinese martial arts star’s first two Hollywood movies, took shape

//Jet Li in America: how Lethal Weapon 4 and Romeo Must Die, the Chinese martial arts star’s first two Hollywood movies, took shape

Jet Li in America: how Lethal Weapon 4 and Romeo Must Die, the Chinese martial arts star’s first two Hollywood movies, took shape

Jet Li Lianjie had high hopes for his Hollywood career in the late 1990s, but his first two films in America met with a mixed reception.Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)When it was announced that Jet Li would appear in Hollywood’s Lethal Weapon 4 alongside Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, it was big news in Hong Kong – even though Li hails from mainland China, the city regarded him as one of its own stars.Equally big news was that Li, who had only ever played heroes like Wong Fei-hung in Hong Kong films, was…

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