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)

Dragon Inn 1992 (Movies)

Once Upon a Time in China II 1992 (Movies)

The Crime File 1991 (TVB Series)

Flying Squads 1989 (TVB Series)

In the Line of Duty IV 1989 (Movies)

Donnie Yen News:

Donnie Yen denies conflict with Teddy Chan
Yahoo Singapore News - Nov 22, 2014

23 Nov – Martial arts actor Donnie Yen has recently debunked rumours of conflict between him and "Kung Fu Jungle" director Teddy Chan. According to Mingpao News, previously, it was reported that Teddy was unhappy with the actor for being absent from ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hong Kong Superstar Aaron Kwok to Be Next Monkey King, Not Donnie Yen?
Yibada (English Edition) - Nov 12, 2014

Aaron Kwok is reported to be playing the title character in the sequel of the fantasy film "The Monkey King" instead of Donnie Yen, CRIEnglish has learned. Reuters. Aaron Kwok is rumored to be the next "The Monkey King." ...

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 ...

Donnie Yen is working tirelessly
Yahoo Singapore News - Oct 31, 2014

31 Oct – Martial arts actor Donnie Yen, who has been working tirelessly for the past year, admitted that he will only be free in December. According to HK Headlines, the actor, who returned to Hong Kong on 27 October to promote his latest action flick ...

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.

'Kung Fu Jungle' Revives Traditional Martial Arts in Films
Yibada (English Edition) - Nov 3, 2014

'Kung Fu Jungle' Revives Traditional Martial Arts in Films. By Camille Arcilla On November 3, 2014. “Kung Fu Jungle,” another film starring Hong Kong actor and martial artist Donnie Yen, delighted Chinese audience with genuine martial-arts action in an ...

'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 ...

I have reward days: Tota Roy Choudhury
Times of India - Nov 25, 2014

For the past 20 years my fitness idols have been Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen and Sylvester Stallone. All three are past their 50s, but their dedication and drive to remain fit is praiseworthy. I feel their fitness quotient is much better than a 20-year-old ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Netflix Not Worried Streaming 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2: The Green ...
KDramaStars - Nov 16, 2014

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2: The Green Legend", helmed by Yuen Wo-Ping, is set to be released on August 28, 2015. Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh, who will reprise her role from the Oscars-award winning martial arts epic movie, star in the film.

The Raid 3 Will Have Julie Estelle As Iko Uwais' Leading Lady! Gareth Evans ...
Youth Health Magzine - Nov 22, 2014

Aside from the Raid 3 news of "Hammer Girl" Julie Estelle returning to the 3rd movie, there as a rumor that is circulating around the internet that martial arts movie superstar, Donnie Yen, would appear on The Raid 3 but as cameo only. While Donnie Yen ...

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 ...

Martial Arts Warriors Crowd a Fried-Noodle Western
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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

China Box Office: 'Turtles' Fights Off All Challengers
Hollywood Reporter - Nov 12, 2014

The movie features Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Charlie Yeung and Michelle Bai. The movie just edged out YA film adaptation The Maze Runner, which took $8.03 million in its first full week of release in China for a cume of $21.86 million. The movie ...

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 ...

Gucci Parties in Hong Kong
Women's Wear Daily - Nov 21, 2014

Also at the cocktails were Taiwanese actor Ethan Juan and Hong Kong martial arts actor Donnie Yen. The evening continued with dinner, art viewing, and dancing at a nearby restaurant in the new California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong. Gucci booked out three ...

DVD Review: CGI puts chill on 'Iceman' redo
Glendale News Press - Nov 9, 2014

Americans saw Donnie Yen in Zhang Yi-Mou's “Hero,” but, as far as I know, he's only been in one English language movie, “Blade II.” The irony here is that Yen spent much of his childhood in Boston and consequently speaks the best English of the male ...

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 ...

Why I get a kick out of kung fu - Nov 22, 2014

... known for having been Bruce Lee's teacher: in a sense, he's partly responsible for the flourishing of kung fu cinema, and has already been memorialised in a number of films, including a pair of recent biopics starring Donnie Yen and directed by ...

Difficult? Donnie is just 'conscientious'
AsiaOne - 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 ...



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