I Am Bruce Lee is a documentary film that will give audiences the amazing life story of Bruce Lee. This documentary is created to provide martial arts enthusiasts and fans a closer look to the life story of this iconic man. I Am Bruce Lee is bound to hit selected theaters on February 9th and 15th 2012. Here are a couple of early news on the documentary film “I Am Bruce Lee”
“On Thursday, February 9th and Wednesday, February 15th the new feature length documentary film, I Am Bruce Lee, will be released exclusively for a two-night screening event in 150 theaters in 60+ cities across the U.S.
I Am Bruce Lee is the first documentary to truly tell Bruce Lee’s story in his own words and actions, as well as through the eyes of a diverse cast of international stars from the worlds of film, television, music and sports.
The film’s original interviews feature a broad spectrum of worldwide stars, including UFC President Dana White who calls Lee the “Father of Mixed Martial Arts,” NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, boxing champions Manny Pacquiao and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, UFC stars Jon Jones, Cung Le, Stephan Bonnar and Gina Carano, actor and star of the hit show ‘Modern Family’ Ed O’Neill, Academy Award Nominated actor Mickey Rourke, the Black Eye Peas’ Taboo, Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee and his wife Linda Lee Cadwell, among many others.
I Am Bruce Lee presents a rich cinematic view of the life of Bruce Lee, and features the best of Bruce Lee’s groundbreaking martial arts action films, punctuated with an evocative score and rarely seen archival footage. Working with Bruce’s daughter Shannon Lee, the film features previously unseen home movies and interviews, classic photos and dynamic visuals and graphics. “My family and I are so proud of this film, which truly portrays the legacy of my father and his incredible story,” says executive producer Shannon Lee.
The documentary is produced by award-winning studio Network Entertainment, the producers of 2010′s Academy Award shortlisted documentary Facing Ali, and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Pete McCormack.”
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Fans of Bruce Lee are also creating a huge buzz when it comes to this film’s debut. Here is what Alex Billington has to say about “ I Am Bruce Lee”
“There can never be enough Bruce Lee, in movies especially. And now someone has made an entire documentary about his legacy and his spirit. It’s titled simply, I Am Bruce Lee, directed by Pete McCormack, and features a whole hell of a lot of celebrities, including Mickey Rourke, Ed O’Neill, Manny Pacquiao, Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo, Haywire’s Gina Carano and yes, even Kobe Bryant himself pops up in here. This looks like a kick ass doc for a martial arts legend, just exploring who he was and why he was such a legend, but we already know the reasons anyway. “
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I Am Bruce Lee is directed by Pete McCormack. You can also get the list of theaters that will show this documentary by clicking here.
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