Donnie Yen 甄子丹

Donnie Yen


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Yen Chi Tan
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1963
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China (Mainland)
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Actor, Director, Fight choreographer, Producer

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Golden Chickensss 2014 (Movies)

Ip Man 2008 as Ip Man (Movies)

An Empress and the Warriors 2008 (Movies)

Flash Point 2007 (Movies)

Dragon Tiger Gate 2006 as Wong Siu Long (Movies)

SPL 2005 (Movies)

Love On The Rocks 2004 (Movies)

The Twins Effect II 2004 (Movies)

Hero 2003 (Movies)

Fist of Fury 1995 (ATV TV Series)

The Kung Fu Master 1994 (ATV TV Series)

Once Upon a Time in China II 1992 (Movies)

Dragon Inn 1992 (Movies)

The Crime File 1991 (TVB Series)

Flying Squads 1989 (TVB Series)

In the Line of Duty IV 1989 (Movies)

Donnie Yen News:

Asian conglomerates seek starring role in Hollywood studios
New York Post - Dec 2, 2014

Donnie Yen in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend," slated for an August 2015 release. Asian companies are screen testing their interest in Hollywood studios. Photo: AP. MORE ON: Hollywood · How Hollywood became the 'sixth estate' of ...

Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen to Star in English-Language 'Noodle Man ...
Hollywood Reporter - Oct 16, 2014

Donnie Yen, whose credits range from Hero to Ip Man, has signed on to star in Noodle Man, an action feature being produced by Michael Shamberg. Shamberg has produced films ranging from Get Shorty and Gattica, to Contagion and Django Unchained.

Review: KUNG FU JUNGLE Sees Donnie Yen Pay His Respects Then Kick ...
Twitch - Oct 23, 2014

Donnie Yen plays a convicted murderer sprung from jail to help track down a serial killer targeting martial arts masters in Teddy Chen's appreciably nostalgic action thriller. While Yen wisely gifts the lion's share of the fighting to opposite number ...

'Iceman' takes the heat out of Donnie Yen's performance
Los Angeles Times - Sep 19, 2014

Ho Ying (Donnie Yen), a Ming Dynasty imperial bodyguard, is delivering the Golden Wheel of Time, a sort of Ramayana-based Wayback Machine, to the emperor in 1621. Falsely accused of treason, he defies his would-be captors and ends up buried in the ...

Donnie Yen Is The Tom Hanks Of Kicking Ass In Ip Man
Deadspin - Jul 31, 2014

On a good day, Hong Kong's Donnie Yen is the greatest working movie star on the face of the earth. Even in bad movies, he has a light charm, a gracefulness that shines brighter than anything his Hollywood peers can offer. There's a warmth in his ...

Full Trailer For Donnie Yen's KUNG FU JUNGLE Combines Intense Drama With ...
Twitch - Sep 5, 2014

Donnie Yen's latest film Kung Fu Jungle reteams the action star with director Teddy Chen (Bodyguards And Assassins) and co-star Wang Baoqiang (Iceman). The film's full trailer is now available and it looks intense and exciting. With any luck, this ...

Donnie Yen Returning To The US For English-Language NOODLE MAN
Twitch - Oct 18, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Donnie Yen will be making a return to the US to star in a new English-language film titled 'Noodle Man'. He will play an ex-cop from China who now runs a noodle shop in New York's Chinatown. One day, he meets in ...

Donnie Yen's Kung Fu Jungle to premiere in London
Screen International - Sep 16, 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival (Oct 8-19) is to host the world premiere of Kung Fu Jungle (Yi Ge Ren de Wu Lin), attended by director Teddy Chen, action super star Donnie Yen (Ip Man) and actress Michelle Bai. The film has been added to the festival ...

Actor Aaron Kwok Rumored to Replace Donnie Yen as Monkey King in Sequel - Nov 9, 2014

Hong Kong actor Aaron Kwok has posted several pictures of himself as the Monkey King on his Sina Weibo microblog. [Photo:]. Hong Kong actor Aaron Kwok is rumored to be replacing actor Donnie Yen as the title character in the sequel to the ...

Donnie Yen, Hong Kong superstar, goes west in Kung Fu Jungle
Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 29, 2014

Even if you had never heard of Donnie Yen, currently Hong Kong's foremost martial arts hero, you would soon be in no doubt about his megastar status. His polite but distinct irritation at being asked the same things the fans ask ("How do you come up ...

Iceman: Donnie Yen on CGI Martial Arts
Crave Online - Sep 15, 2014

When I went to the Cannes Film Festival last year, Donnie Yen was in France at the Cannes Market drumming up business for his upcoming film Iceman. Now Iceman is being released in the States by Well-Go on September 19, but the film had not been ...

Wong Kar-Wai interview: the revered film director on returning to his first ...
The Independent - Dec 6, 2014

In interview, Wong seems unflappable, yet he admits his latest film was a “gruelling” experience; all in all, it took so long to produce that two rival films Ip Man and Ip Man 2, starring Donnie Yen, made it into cinemas first. The Grandmaster shoot ...

Donnie Yen Fights Them All in Daniel Lee's '14 Blades'
New York Times - Aug 21, 2014

Donnie Yen, the Hong Kong action star (“Ip Man,” “Dragon”), plays Qinglong, a loyal commander of the Jinyiwei, the security force sworn to protect and serve the emperor. When the Jinyiwei's leader colludes with the emperor's uncle to try to stage a ...

Donnie Yen Officially Joins Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II
Cinema Blend - Apr 3, 2014

Last week, Grantland's Bill Simmons wrote a feature about "The Action Hero Championship Belt," detailing how each year in cinema was conquered by a certain onscreen badass. It's a fun read, and you should check it out. But because of a fractured ...

Film Review: 'Iceman 3D'
Variety (blog) - May 14, 2014

Theoretically, the pairing of action legend Donnie Yen (“Ip Man”) with mainland comic heavyweight Wang Baoqiang (“Lost in Thailand”) in an epic fantasy should cause a commercial avalanche in Chinese and international markets. But the final product will ...

Donnie Yen In KUNG FU JUNGLE Teaser: Smile When You Say That
Twitch - Jul 21, 2014

When convicted killer and kung fu expert, Xia (Donnie Yen) hears of this, he offers to help the police catch the killer, in return for his freedom. However, the canny and lethal killer eludes them again and again. Although the latter has made it quite ...

KUNG FU JUNGLE: New Posters, Full Synopsis Emerge For Latest Donnie Yen ...
Twitch - Sep 24, 2014

Teddy Chen's Kung Fu Jungle (previously known as Last of the Best) will open on Hong Kong screens on 30 October, and Emperor Motion Pictures has released a brace of new moody character posters to further amp up the anticipation for the Donnie Yen ...

5 most exciting Donnie Yen's fight scenes
Yahoo Singapore News - Oct 31, 2014

Donnie Yen is back with his third leading action role for 2014 since "The Monkey King" and "Iceman" via a contemporary martial-arts movie called, "Kung Fu Jungle". Reuniting with "Bodyguards And Assassins" director Teddy Chen and "Iceman" co-star Wang ...

China Superstar Donnie Yen Signs With CAA, Closes Deal For 'Crouching Tiger ... - Apr 2, 2014

yendonnie EXCLUSIVE: China's top action star Donnie Yen has signed with CAA, and his new reps just closed his deal to star in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny, which Woo-ping Yuen is directing from a John Fusco script for The ...

Difficult? Action star Donnie Yen is just 'conscientious'
The Straits Times - Nov 3, 2014

Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen has long held the reputation of being a difficult person to work with. But Teddy Chan, who directed him in Bodyguards And Assassins (2009) and more recently in Kung Fu Jungle, describes him as a "conscientious and very ...

IP MAN 3D With Donnie Yen Finally Moving Forward
Twitch - Mar 26, 2014

Pegasus has now confirmed that Donnie Yen will be starring in Ip Man 3, which will be filmed in 3D. Raymond Wong, Wilson Yip and Edmond Wong will be returning as producer, director and screenwriter respectively. Sammo Hung, who acted as action ...

Indie Trailer Sunday: Donnie Yen in 2010 Kung Fu Thriller '14 Blades'
First Showing - Aug 3, 2014

Martial arts star Donnie Yen plays General Qinlong in this "kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues." If you're into kung fu or ...

'The Ip Man' Actor Donnie Yen To Star In Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II ...
KDramaStars - Jun 11, 2014

"The Ip Man" star Donnie Yen has officially joined the cast of the sequel to the Oscar-winning martial arts film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" after it was rumored before that he was already out for casting and that Andy Lau would play the lead role ...

Donnie Yen Freezes No More And Finally Cometh In Hong Kong Trailer For ...
Twitch - Apr 4, 2014

In the Ming Dynasty, there lives four orphans, Ying (Donnie Yen), Sao (Wang Baoqiang), Yuanlong (Simon Yam) and Niehu (Yu Kang). Raised in Taoyuan Village, the four are as closed as brothers. Their exceptional martial arts skills allows them to reach ...

Coming to Theaters: New Projects from 'Glee' and 'Teen Wolf' Vets
Frontiers Media (blog) - Dec 15, 2014

Others on that beefcake roster include The Jungle Book's Jason Scott Lee, Tomorrow When the War Began's Chris Pang, Shanghai Knights' Donnie Yen and Skyfall's Roger Uyan. Covering the estrogen side of that list are first film star Michelle Yeoh and ...

Rep Sheet Roundup: Comedian Tom Papa Signs With APA
Hollywood Reporter - Dec 6, 2014

Last month the 25-year-old won the Hollywood Film Awards' inaugural Hollywood International Award for her work in recent action hits Police Story 2013 (opposite Jackie Chan) and Special ID (opposite Donnie Yen). She also is a spokesmodel for L'Oreal in ...

14 Blades: Exclusive Donnie Yen Trailer
Crave Online - Jul 30, 2014

The film is an impressive-looking martial arts epic starring Donnie Yen (Ip Man), Zhao Wei (Red Cliff) and the legendary Sammo Hung (S.P.L.), set for release in September 2014. So check it out, because if we all agree to actually go see these things ...

"Iceman" Cometh, But You'll Wish It Hadn't Review
JustPressPlay - Dec 11, 2014

Honorable Palace Guard Ho Ying (Donnie Yen) is mistakenly buried during the Ming Dynasty, along with the three enemies that conspired to frame him for treason. Unfrozen in the modern day, the quartet resume their hostilities, while being flummoxed by ...

Netflix Sets 'Crouching Tiger 2′ As 1st Feature; Hollywood's Nightmare? - Sep 30, 2014

Yuen Wo-Ping is directing a script by John Fusco, and Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen star. Lee is not involved in this, and the connective tissue is the source material based on the Crane-Iron Pentalogy by Wang Du Lu. Crouching Tiger was the fourth book ...

Action star Donnie Yen's film company sues car firm over soured Porsche deal
South China Morning Post - Jun 11, 2014

Action star Donnie Yen Chi-tan's film company is suing a car firm for allegedly deceiving it in a Porsche deal. Bullet Films Productions, of which Yen (pictured) is the main shareholder and director, is seeking a refund of HK$1.37 million and damages ...



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