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"Raid" Star Joins "Man of Tai Chi"

By Garth Franklin Thursday July 12th 2012 11:12PM
"Raid" Star Joins "Man of Tai Chi"

Indonesian thesp Iko Uwais ("The Raid") has joined the cast of Keanu Reeves' action drama directorial debut "Man of Tai Chi" for Village Roadshow Pictures Asia, China Film Group and Wanda Media Group says Variety.

Set in modern Beijing, Tiger Chen plays a young martial artist on a spiritual quest whose skills present him with both exciting opportunities and painful choices.

Uwais will fight Chen in one of the last scenes of the film, which is being shot in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau. Reeves also co-stars.

Michael G. Cooney penned the script while Lemore Syvan will produce.

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