In his first major Hollywood movie, Jet Li played an evil villain in director Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon 4.
In his first major Hollywood movie, Jet Li played an evil villain in director Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon 4.

Jet Li in America: how Lethal Weapon 4 and Romeo Must Die, the Chinese martial arts star’s first two Hollywood movies, took shape

  • After approaches from Francis Ford Coppola and Oliver Stone, Li starred in Lethal Weapon 4 with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, but was given a low sixth billing
  • In Romeo Must Die, the late R&B singer Aaliyah was his co-star in an actioner aimed at elevating Li to leading-man status, but it received mixed reviews

In his first major Hollywood movie, Jet Li played an evil villain in director Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon 4.
In his first major Hollywood movie, Jet Li played an evil villain in director Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon 4.

Corrected [12:36pm, 16 Nov, 2021]

  • [12:36pm, 16 Nov, 2021]

    DMX did not play the father character in Romeo Must Die. The story has been amended.

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