Ang Lee Taps Son Mason Lee for ‘Bruce Lee’ Martial Arts Biopic – The Hollywood Reporter

The director is Ang Lee, an Oscar-winning filmmaker Life of Pi And Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonSony has tapped his son Mason Lee to play revered martial artist, actor and filmmaker Bruce Lee in an upcoming action film for 3000 Pictures.

Dan Futterman is writing the script Bruce LeeA martial arts film about a Chinese American actor known for films such as Fists of Fury And Enter the dragon. Ang Lee will direct the drama.

Mason Lee appeared The Hangover Part 2 As Teddy, a teenager the main characters try to protect as they struggle to piece together what happened on a crazy night in Bangkok. He appeared in his father’s 2016 drama, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and recently starred in a Taiwanese comedy stand by meHong Kong drama Limbo And Who Killed Cock Robin? (Mu Ji Ze), for which he was nominated for a Golden Horse Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Production credits are on Bruce Lee Shared by Lawrence Gray, Shannon Lee, Ang Lee, Ben Everard and Brian Bell. Elizabeth Gabler and Marisa Paiva will helm the project for Sony. Gabler, Paiva and Sony film boss Tom Rothman worked with Ang Lee. Life of Pi.

“‘Bruce Lee’ has been a longtime passion project for Ang and is a deeply emotional story depicting the triumphs and conflicts of one of the foremost real-life action heroes of our time. All of us at Sony and 3000 Pictures are proud to help Ang and his filmmaking team create what we believe will be an extraordinary theatrical event,” said Gabler. said in a statement.

The prolific Ang Lee won the Best Director Oscar for Gay Romance Brokeback Mountain. He is also known for films like Wedding banquet And Sense and Sensibility.

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