Donnie Yen Will Star In Movie Adaptation Of Video Game Sleeping Dogs

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Chinese actor and martial artist Donnie Yen is set to play lead character Wei Shen in a film adaptation of the 2012 GTA clone Sleeping Dogs from Original Film, one of the production companies behind the Fast and Furious movies. According to a report from Deadline, the Rogue One and Ip Man actor is such a big star in China that he was used in advertising for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage more prominently than Vin Diesel. With Hollywood always looking for new ways to compete in the lucrative Chinese box office, launching a movie set in Hong Kong and starring a bonafide Chinese star seems like a no-brainer. Well, as long as they don't touch on that pesky Hong Kong independence issue.

About Jude Terror

A prophecy says that in the comic book industry's darkest days, a hero will come to lead the people through a plague of overpriced floppies, incentive variant covers, #1 issue reboots, and super-mega-crossover events.

Scourge of Rich Johnston, maker of puns, and seeker of the Snyder Cut, Jude Terror, sadly, is not the hero comics needs right now... but he's the one the industry deserves.

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