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We Saw ‘Birth of the Dragon’ to See How Offensive it is To Asians and Bruce Lee

Last year, “Birth of the Dragon”, a film inspired by the epic fight between Bruce Lee and Wong Jack Man, debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film stars Philip Ng, Xia Yu, Billy Magnussen, and was directed by George Nolfi, who’s helmed “The Adjustment Bureau”, and was the writer for “The Bourne Ultimatum”, and “Ocean’s Twelve”.

However, once the trailer was released online, it was immediately met with backlash (and rightfully so) from the Asian American community. IMDB user Bawlife probably put it the best: