July 4, 2008 RZA and Eli Roth Announced the upcoming martial arts flim The Man with the Iron Fists, At the time it wasn’t named and was still just screenplay, RZA who had written the story since 2005 when Roth agree to jump on the project as the producer the two brought the screenplay to Eric Newman and Marc Abraham, Shortly after RZA and Roth worked on every detail of the final screenplay together.
With a estimated $20 million budget the film began shooting in December of 2010 in China, filming locations included in the city of Shanghai and Hengdian World Studios .On march 2011 The Man With The Iron Fists wrapped up and was set to hit theaters .
RZA has stated saying that the movie pays homage to the Shaw Brothers martial art films
In nineteenth century China, The Blacksmith (RZA) is forced to create elaborate weapons for a small village. When a traitor threatens to destroy the village, he is forced to join both warriors and assassins to
Russell Crowe as Jack Knife.
Cung Le as Bronze Lion.
Lucy Liu as Madame Blossom
Byron Mann as Silver Lion.
RZA as The Blacksmith
Rick Yune as X-Blade
David Bautista as Brass Body
Jamie Chung as Lady Silk
Pam Grier as The Blacksmith’s mother
Jin Au-Yeung as ChanB
Gordon Liu as The Abbott
Release Date: November 2, 2012
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