Rogen's Green Hornet Finds His Kato
Taiwanese Superstar Jay Chou Signs On
got official confirmation from Columbia Pictures (Sony)
what had leaked out a little earlier today. Once again,
The Green Hornet has found a Kato. This time around
-- and let's hope it sticks -- he comes in the form of Jay
Chou, an actor/director/popstar from Taiwan.
to have the cred, as he's starred opposite Chow Yun-Fat
and Gong Li in The Curse of the Golden Flower
and top-lined an action comedy called Kung Fu Dunk.
In addition he starred and directed Secret, not
to be confused with The Secret, though maybe the
guy does have some amazing positive thinking behind him.
an overwhelming experience to take on a role made famous
by Bruce Lee. I won’t try to be Bruce Lee’s
Kato – I will try to bring my own interpretation to
the part. Of course, it’s a dream role, and I’m
looking forward to the challenge," Chou said in the
Director Michael Gondry claims that Chou "...fights
like a wild dog."
Gondry also claims great chemistry between Chou and star
Seth Rogen, which he'll need to hold his own in a screenplay
written by Rogen with his professional partner Evan Goldberg.
We'll see in the Summer of 2010...and look forward to more
stand up to the memory of Bruce Lee?