Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival
Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival
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John Woo taking on Stan Lee’s Monkey Master could see him tap Chinese, Western, even Indian audiences, creating bridges he’s long wanted to build

  • Woo is earmarked to co-produce the project, marking his first dip into the world of superheroes
  • Rather than taking on another Marvel or DC Comics do-gooder, this feels more in line with Woo’s recent fascination with exploring Chinese history in films

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Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival
Hong Kong-raised director John Woo has been quiet since his 2017 thriller Manhunt. Photo: Venice International Film Festival
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