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Zhang Ziyi In Talks for 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel, Legendary Fight Choreographer Yuen Woo Ping to Direct UPDATED

UPDATE: Zhang Ziyi ("The Grandmaster") is in talks to return as her character Jen Yu in flashback sequences for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon -- The Green Destiny," reports Entertainment Weekly. The Weinstein Co. is developing the sequel, which is penned by John Fusco ("Hidalgo"). Action star Michelle Yeoh is also on board, returning as Yu Shu Lien, with Donnie Yen set to play Silent Wolf. Legendary martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo Ping (whose choreography is on ravishing display in Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster") will helm the film.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • August 21, 2013 12:38 PM
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Career Watch: Michelle Yeoh Builds on Asia Powerbase, But "The Lady" Opens Soft

A 1984 TV commercial with Jackie Chan was the start of Michelle Yeoh's on-camera career. While she ranks #7 on EW's Best Bond Girls list for her kick-ass role in "Tomorrow Never Dies," and is the most bankable Asian actress in the world, the martial arts action star ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) has never achieved Hollywood stardom.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • April 16, 2012 7:17 AM
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