A giant leap forward in Stephen Chow's ongoing assault on Jackie Chan's status as reigning balletic clown-master of martial-arts mayhem, this extravagantly nutty crime comedy is a work of some kind of genius. Not everybody's kind of genius, to be sure, but an East-West blend of Looney Toons pratfalls, computer-assisted fight choreography, goofball gags, Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. Created with Sketch. Keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices.
Actor-director Stephen Chow confirms Kung Fu Hustle 2 rumours
Kung Fu Hustle () - Connections - IMDb
For years, movie fans in China have been well versed in the action-comedy movies of Stephen Chow. But while other Chinese stars like Jackie Chan and Jet Li had found stardom in America, there was once doubt that Chow's movies would find the same reception. That changed in when Kung Fu Hustle hit American theaters. The story of a poor young man pretending to be part of a gang in order to menace the residents of a Chinese ghetto became a hit with critics and fans alike. So far, there isn't much known for certain about what fans can expect from a Kung Fu Hustle 2 , but we've done our best to piece together a few things that we know to be true. The original Kung Fu Hustle was written and directed by Stephen Chow , so it's not a major surprise that he'll be at the helm of the franchise's newest entry. While Chow originally made his name in his native China as an actor, making television appearances as far back as the early s, he's turned his eye more toward directing in recent years.
Doing the 'Kung Fu Hustle' with Tommy Tom
Take a look at this clip, which requires almost no context—all you need to know is that the woman in the curlers Yuen Qiu is a very unpopular landlady, and the guy with the mustache Chow would very much like to kill her, or at least wound her. Open onionstudios. Still, my goal of selling Chow to the uninitiated, using this scene, is centered on the knife gags that precede the chase. Totally made up for the movie.
Rumours about a possible sequel to Kung Fu Hustle surfaced last year, but the Hong Kong actor-turned-director had not confirmed any reports till Sunday. In response, Chow said in Mandarin: "Uh But it is not exactly Kung Fu Hustle 2, but it is similar. His response was met with a resounding yes from the fans present, with one saying in Cantonese: "Yes, even in a calefare role. Chow told fans in Cantonese that he cannot execute the fight scenes as well anymore, which was met with suggestions that he could be the one being beaten up.