Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role. Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role.
Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role.

Jet Li in Hollywood: how the martial arts superstar fared in America with films like Romeo Must Die and The One

  • Li joined an exodus to Hollywood of Hong Kong movie talent in the late 1990s that included Jackie Chan, John Woo, and Chow Yun-fat
  • He made enjoyable action movies such as Romeo Must Die, but never got the chance to show the full range of his kung fu skills or his acting chops there

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role. Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role.
Jet Li in a still from Romeo Must Die (2000), the first Hollywood film in which the Chinese martial arts actor played the lead role.
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