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TEKKEN : KAZUYA’S REVENGE (2014)
Starring Kane Kosugi (as Kazuya)
Director: Wych Kaosayananda
A film by Crystal Sky
■Release Dates 12 August 2014 (DVD premiere) USA
■Release Dates 19 January 2015 (DVD & Blu-ray premiere) Germany
■Releases in Japan on 9 January 2016
This will be the first starring film in Hollywood for Kane, who will be playing Kazuya, in the film from the same producer of Nicolas Cage’s Ghost Rider franchise.
NINJA: SHADOW OF A TEAR (2013)
Kane plays Nakabara, the second-most important role
■US Blu Ray & DVD release date 31st December 2013
■Germany Blu Ray & DVD release date 28st February 2014
Director: Isaac Florentine
Production: Nu Image & Millennium (The Expendables)
Distribution: Millennium Entertainment
*Produced by Nu Image & Millennium Films, known for The Expendables series, featuring stars such as Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, Jason Statham, and Jean-Claude Van Damme, among others.
What is Timeless?
Timeless is a short film directed by the famed Korean film director Ryoo Seung-wan
, as a special version of the advertisement for Motorola Korea. This battle action film featured the biggest action stars from both Japan and Korea, Kane Kosugi and Jung Doo-Hong.
This 20-minute film-advertisement’s story revolves around the idea that there are things that stands the test of time, and their values do not change no matter what. “Timeless values” are depicted through the lives of an action star (Kane Kosugi) who has just returned from Hollyood and has had enough with his job, and his body double (Jung Doo-Hong). Its documentary style, along with Ryoo Seung-Wan’s unique expressionisms has successfully created this fantastic piece.
Ryoo Seung-Wan, Director:
The winner of the Cannes Film Festival for crying-fist is also known for his storytelling represented in other films such as Arahan. He is considered the best action film director of all time, and his collaborative relationship with Jung Doo-Hong (Shuri, The Warriors, brotherhood, Mongol ) is known as the Golden Duo of the Korean film industry.
Cai Li Fo
This Chinese production featuring Sammo Hung, and Yuen Wah (the fighting landlord in Kung-fu Hustle).
Having had positive response from Chinese, Singaporean, and Taiwanese audiences, the DVDs are in stores in Japan.
Sold by: Ken Media (released on February 24, 2012)
DOA (Dead or Alive)
A Hollywood action blockbuster based on the 3D action video game created by TECMO, which has sold over a total of 8.5 million copies, throughout its series from 1 to 5, all around the world, including North America and Europe.
Corey Yuen, Director
Widely known for his various Hollywood feature films such as The Transporters, X-MEN, Lethal Weapon 4, and War, among others.
Distribution in the US: Dimension (2007)
Distribution in Japan: UIP Films (2007)
Kane plays the mysterious and the fiercest ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who supports the Charlie’s-Angelsesque team of beautiful women.
Ryu Hayabusa is also the main character of another TECMO world-wide blockbuster game “Ninja Gaiden”, which is an important role in the movie as well. We should not fail to mention that DOA was created by the same production team as the Biohazard series.