WATCH: BIRTH OF THE DRAGON Will Bring Bruce Lee to Life

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In a film loosely inspired by true events, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is an homage to the classic kung fu movies that Bruce Lee became known for.

This is NOT a Bruce Lee biopic. It's meant to be more of an over-dramatization of events leading up to his controversial fight with Kung Fu master Wong Jack Man. BIRTH OF THE DRAGON was produced and directed in the style of Bruce Lee's own movies.

It sounds like the movie is meant to have a very meta feel.

WWE Studios and BH Tilt is bringing BIRTH OF THE DRAGON to theaters on August 25th, 2017 with a PG-13 rating. The movie will have a runtime of 91 minutes, which will probably be as quick and powerful as Lee's one-inch punch.

The movie was written by Stephen J. Rivele and Christopher Wilkinson and directed by George Nolfi. Starring Xia Yu, Billy Magnussen, Jin Xing, Jingjing Qu, Simon Yin, and Phillip Ng as Bruce Lee.

For those of you who enjoy a good martial arts flick and enjoy a little nostalgia, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a movie that may hit home for you.

Take a look at the trailer and official synopsis below:

Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for.  It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man – a battle that gave birth to a legend.
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