RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" Set For October 2012 Release?

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by Tambay A. Obenson
January 5, 2012 11:24 AM
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RZA's been awfully quiet about his feature debut, the $20 million The Man With The Iron Fists, which wrapped principal photography 8 or 9 months ago, and, per recent interviews with cast members, is mostly cut, as RZA puts the soundtrack together.

He hasn't said much about it, other than the little we already know (synopsis, cast, the basics); we've seen no stills, no clips, not a damn thing, and until now, there's been nothing said about a release date.

I was reading THIS Huffington Post piece on RZA's appearance on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson last night, during which RZA talked about the film, and saw a release date listed for October 2012. No specific day, just October 2012.

No verification from Universal Pictures, the studio handling the film, and nothing listed on IMDB yet either; so this is coming from Huffington Post who are a usually reliable source, so I'll run with it for now.

And if that does indeed turn out to be the date, it means we've got quite awhile to wait for it. I expected it to drop during the early half of this year.

The rapper turned actor/director's feature film directorial debut, stars RZA himself, Russel Crowe, Pam Grier and others; Quentin Tarantino and Eli Roth served as producers.

If anyone reading this has any further info to dish on the project, spill!

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4 Comments

  • Tearee Utley | June 29, 2012 1:40 PMReply

    This going to be great. RZA did afro samurai and it was great now he is bring back old skool kung fu movies that i have enjoyed as a kid,such as the five deadly venoms. With a great cast i just hope that its in 3D. Oyea,big fan of the wutang crew.best rap group of all time.

  • shadow | January 17, 2012 5:49 AMReply

    hi i am excited for the rza kung fu flick man of the iron fist glad kung fu has come back n dont in a serious tone now i grew up wacthing shaloen kung fu theater im 37 now n love the mainstreem movies to like big troubel lite china n movies like hero crowching tiger but i love ihe inde pendant films to my fav kung fu film would have to be master of the fying guiltene if u r a kung fu fan check that film out n movies like 5 deadly venoms white praymentis asian cenima like kraven goe mom o bankcock thai warrior 1 n 3 not so mucth kung fu but made realy well i give rza credit his love for film n kung fu whicth i do study now i hope will be a masterpice with the old n new kung fu flavor with good ackting n good story n lets get the show on the road but if its being kept top secrt or if it cant get funds for it to be relased whicth is waht i belive lets hope its a fun movie somtimes u want a good bubel gum kung fu flick but many people think taking kung fu is like the movies whicth it isnt n evry kung fu movie tranier will tell u the same movie kung fu is difrent i traine becuse its fun helps me memteily n phisicly n i love the style i say bring it on

  • szaface | January 6, 2012 3:24 PMReply

    after the dark knight rises, iron fist is my second most anticipated film for me, cant wait for what rza has in store for us,plus he's in good company with the production side of the film, and you know the soundtrack is gonna kick ass. peace to the godz and earth. wu-tang

  • Neziah | January 5, 2012 3:52 PMReply

    If it's taking this long to come out, I hope it's good. I've been following the production status since the very beginning.

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