A brand new trailer for Enter the Fat Dragon has been launched by Well Go USA. This film stars martial arts icon Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and serves as a remake of a 1978 film of the identical title. So much has modified within the ensuing a long time for the reason that unique was launched, and Yen did not endure an actual, dramatic physique transformation for the main function, the best way Christian Bale has a number of instances for roles prior to now. Instead, he’s utilizing make-up, prosthetics and a body-transforming swimsuit to tug off the look, which is definitely a novel alternative, to place it calmly.
The trailer showcases Donnie Yen as a cop who is distributed on a mission that requires taking out copious quantities of unhealthy guys in varied areas. Yen is displaying his ordinary quantity of spectacular ability. There is a ton of motion, tried bits of comedy and plenty of loopy set-pieces. Overall, it appears like a well-made film, however one which appears problematic, as introduced. The unique did not characteristic the lead actor altered with a swimsuit and heavy prosthetics. This model does.
Audiences in China appear to be accepting of this type of factor, even now. A buddy/cop film titled Fat Buddies was additionally launched in 2018, for instance. This specific film serves as a parody of Bruce Lee’s 1972 traditional Way of the Dragon in addition to a reimagining of the martial arts comedy from 1978, which starred Sammo Hung. Enter the Fat Dragon was directed by Kenji Tanigaki (Legend of Seven Monks), with Teresa Mo (Hard Boiled), Niki Chow (Heavenly Mission) and Wong Jing (Kung Fu Mahjong) rounding out the ensemble. Jing Wong (Chasing the Dragon 2: Wild Wild Bunch penned the screenplay.
Enter the Fat Dragon on Fallon Zhu, who was a previously match super-cop that has since let himself go. It chronicles the occasions that reworked him right into a glorified data clerk who has “a major snack cake habit.” After receiving a determined request from an previous colleague, Zhu groups up with a wily, wok-wielding restaurateur to unravel a mysterious homicide, which can give him one final shot at regaining each his previous job in addition to his fiancee.
For no matter it could be value, the response to this point has been good. It carries a 60 p.c approval score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. However, the viewers score is kind of a bit higher, presently sitting at 90 p.c. The film was initially purported to hit theaters in China again in February. With theaters shut down all through the nation, that turned unimaginable and it was as a substitute launched straight to streaming. It was later picked up for distribution within the U.S. Enter the Fat Dragon arrives on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD July 14 from Well Go USA. Feel free to take a look at the trailer for your self.