We won’t see how RZA‘s debut, The Man with the Iron Fists, shakes out until this November, but a man with some power has already bet on the rapper-turned-filmmaker. Not Quentin Tarantino — I’m sure he’ll continue to aide him for years and years, though — but someone with a close connection.
Rather, Deadline reports that Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin (I said he was close) is partnering with RZA to create “a series of comic-related projects,” one of which has superhero leanings; if things really go well, they’ll even get a company out of it. Being curious about the guy’s film future, though, I find the dearth of additional information somewhat unfortunate — this is probably on account of the deal, whatever the already-established specifics, being so early into its non-sentient life — though I’ll be keeping an eye on where this might go in the coming months.
Do you hope to see RZA dive further into the world of directing? Does Iron Fists appear to be a good start?
With summer winding down, more often than not August has us wishing we could simply skip ahead a month to kick off the fall festival season. This year, however, there’s a handful of worthwhile options, including Marvel’s best offering yet, peculiar festival titles that are finally arriving in theaters (some 15 months later), and much […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
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