Donnie Yen finished his shooting part in Xxx3 and was highly praised for his unremitting efforts
Updated: May 24, 2016
After more than 3 months’ shooting, as one of the leading actors of the film ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’, Donnie Yen has finished his shooting part in recent days, he showed some photos on the set on his microblog and expressed that he was finally able to relax himself and enjoy the happy time with his family.
Different from the “one-on-one fighting style” of the previous two works, the story of the Xxx3 will focus on the confrontation between the agent team led by Vin Diesel and the villain organization lad by Donnie Yen, the film also starring Samuel L. Jackson, Tony Jaa, and Deepika Padukone and EXO Kris.
The story is about the extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments
When talking about his filming experiences abroad, Donnie Yen expressed that he was really very happy, he said:” many years ago, I only played some roles without life, but now, I’m really very happy that I can shoot such exciting American films, the two roles in the two movies both have the unique charm, as a Chinese actor, I’m very proud.”
On the other hand, the official Microblogging of the film also expressed that as a both east and west cultural ambassador, Donnie Yen has made unremitting efforts on developing the spirit of Chinese Kung Fu, in recent years, Donnie Yen continuously improved himself and also carry out the constant research and innovation of fighting style in the films, his national hero image in the ‘Ip Man’ series has affected the whole world which helped him successfully attracted many international fans.
The XXX series and the Star Wars series are both the best American movie in the movie history, and also sought after by fans all over the world. Donnie Yen, who can be the leading actor of both two classic films has become a real international action star in its true sense, his film life seems to be heading toward another pinnacle.
Looking forward the two movie of Donnie Yen, hope we can catch a glimpse of the perfect performances and great fighting scenes of “Universal Donnie Yen” in the film.