Britne Oldford To Cast "Flash"

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Canadian actress Britne Oldford ("Skins," "American Horror Story") has been cast as Lashawn Baez on The CW's "Flash".  Lashawn Baez is apparently based on the DC Comics character Shawna Baez, better known as the reluctant teleporting villain Peek-A-Boo.

Oldford will reportedly play the girlfriend to Micah Parker's character, an Iron Heights inmate who convinces his significant other to break him out of prison and use her powers to pull off one last heist.

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"Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist" Web Series Rights Sold

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"Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist" Web Series Rights Sold

Content has sold worldwide online rights for "Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist" to an unspecified major global online channel.

Fight choreographer Joey Ansah makes his directorial debut on this new live-action martial arts web series adaptation of the Capcom video game series.

The story follows the formative years of Ryu and Ken (Mike Moh, Christian Howard), the last practitioners of the ancient fighting style known as Ansatsuken (Assassin’s Fist).

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Wong Fei-hung Biopic "Rise of the Legend" In The Works

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Wong Fei-hung Biopic "Rise of the Legend" In The Works

Producers Bill Kong, Liu Erdong and Ivy Ho are teaming for the biopic "Rise of the Legend" about kung fu master Wong Fei-hung.

The story chronicles the origins of the kung fu master and his emergence as a figure of righteousness and justice during the last years of the corrupt Qing Dynasty.

The stories of Wong Fei-hung have been featured in over a hundred films and shows, most famously played in the 1990s by Jet Li in Tsui Hark's "Once Upon a Time in China" series.

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Wang Leehom Set To Star "Annhilator"

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Wang Leehom Set To Star "Annhilator"

Chinese music star and actor Wang Leehom ("Lust, Caution") is set to star in the film adaptation of Stan Lee's comic "Annihilator" at Magic Storm Entertainment, Falconer Pictures, Pow Entertainment and National Film Capital.

The story revolves around a young Chinese expatriate who must choose between remaining in prison or enlist in a secret U.S. super soldier program. He survives the training and experiments due to extreme resolve and experience with martial arts.

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The Weinstein Company Plan Martial Arts Remakes

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The Weinstein Company and Celestial Pictures are teaming to produce English-language remakes of two classic Shaw Brothers martial arts titles.

Both are being penned by John Fusco and produced by Harvey Weinstein and David Thwaites.

The first, based on Sun Chung's 1978 effort "The Avenging Eagle," follows a cabal master who raises orphans to be his own personal thugs in an outlaw band. One of the orphans strikes out on his own and joins up with a mysterious warrior, while the r ...