Bruce Lee finally comes to mainland China. That’s the angle many news outlets are taking in describing THE LEGEND OF BRUCE LEE, a 50-part prime time TV series described as a “biography” of the famed martial artist and film star that begins airing on state-sponsored Chinese television on Sunday. Despite dozens of films and TV series from Hong Kong, the U.S. and elsewhere that have depicted Bruce Lee and his life ever since his premature death in 1973, no attempt has been made by mainland Chinese producers, at least on this scale, to cover this topic until now.Read the full story here including details on the involvement of Mark Dacascos (BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF), Ray Park (STAR WARS: EPISODE ONE - THE PHANTOM MENACE), and Gary Daniels (CITY HUNTER). Here is an extended trailer (which just seems to be a loop of various versions of the credit sequences.
And in celebration of this series, here are a number of Bruce-sploitation themed posters including a HOT black light poster I scored on eBay a few years ago. Enjoy!