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Jackie Chan’s son officially under arrest on drug charges

Chinese prosecutors have approved last month's arrest of Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, after a suspected drugs offense, the state-owned Beijing News reported on Wednesday, meaning he can now be formally charged...

Dreamworks Animation: Not Just A Film Studio

By Decisive Asset Management: Dreamworks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) is a computer generated film studio best known for its characters such as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How To Train Your Dragon. These characters have entertained millions around the world but investors have had to read from a different script. Show More Summary

This week's European downloads - September 18 (KickBeat, Theatrhythm, Hyrule Warriors and more)

Nintendo eShop (Wii U) KickBeat Special Edition (Zen Studios, available September 16) - €9.99/£8.99 Beat matching meets kung fu in KickBeat, an award-winning rhythm game where rhythm and action merge seamlessly. It features licensedShow More Summary

University Swears ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Email Was Just an Error, Not Racist

last weekNews : Mediaite

The London School of Economics had to apologize after sending out an email to about 200 students that could have been perceived as racist. A fairly large percentage of the university population is Asian, and the email in question had "Kung Fu Panda" instead of students' actual names.

Help Wanted: Kung fu monks seek media director

Help wanted: Ancient Buddhist temple famed for its kung fu monks seeks media directors to build brand. English and social media skills required. Not necessary to be a monk, practice martial arts or eat vegetarian.

Watch Sweaty Gisele Kung Fu Kick

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Activewear brand Under Armour knew that selecting Gisele Bundchen as their new I Will What I Want spokesperson was bound to cause some controversy. Bundchen is the first non-athlete spokesperson for the brand, which includes Misty Copeland and Lindsay Vonn. Bundchen is also the world's biggest fashion model, which some... More »

You Can Stream a Crazy Amount of Good Kung Fu on Netflix Right Now

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Netflix has a lot of kung fu, and almost all of it is great. I say almost because some of it is very terrible, such as Protector 2. Recently added to Netflix's roster and starring Muay Thai superstar Tony Jaa, the Protector 2 is the culmination of terrible CGI choices and a half-assed plot. Luckily, Netflix has much better to choose from. Read more...

The Long, Strange History of the Kung Fu Fighting Melody

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Welcome to Reading List, Gizmodo's weekend roundup of the best writing from around the web. Today we've got great pieces from NPR, IEEE Spectrum, Chicago Magazine, Nautilus, and more. Read more...

The history of the stereotyped "Asian" melodic riff

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Carl Douglas's 1974 Kung Fu Fighting made it ubiquitous, but NPR found that the distinctive, stereotyped combination of rhythm and scale dates to the 19th century, and arrived at its exact nine-note form in the 1930s: "It doesn't come from Chinese folk music; it's just a caricature"

DeNA Releases 'Pirate Bash', It's Like 'Worms' and 'Angry Birds' Had a Baby

Yesterday publisher DeNA and developer Kung Fu Factory released their latest game called Pirate Bash [Free], and I'm honestly blown away by how much I'm enjoying it. You play as a crew of pirates on a ship, going port to port and waging battle against enemy pirates who are on land. The basic setup should

Crowdfunded project uses 3D motion capture to catalog ancient Kung Fu styles

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The influence of Hong Kong action cinema stars like Bruce Lee lives on in today's cinema, but the ancient styles they based their techniques on are slowly dying out. There's now a crowdfuding project aimed at preserving the heritage of different Kung...

'Kung Fu Panda' Director Takes on 'Noah's Ark' Animated Comedy

4 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Director John Stevenson's animated adventure 'Noah's Ark' follows an aardvark named Gilbert, who leads a group of animals to the ark. [...]

Kung Fu Panda Helmer to Direct Animated Noah's Ark Feature

Unified Pictures announced today that Academy Award-nominated director John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) will direct the company?s first CG-animated feature, inspired by the story of Noah?s Ark, which is slated for completion in 2016.

Son Of Hong Kong Kung Fu Star Jackie Chan Nabbed In Beijing Pot Bust

A 32-year-old son of Chinese film icon Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing after police found more than 100 grams of marijuana at his home, the government-published China Daily reported today. The arrest of Jaycee Chan is part of a crackdown on drug use in the entertainment industry that has also netted actor Kai [...]

Martial Arts Fail of the Week: A Kung Fu Instructor With a Chuck Liddell-Level Beer Gut

Another weekend, another Martial Arts Fail of the Week. Today we don't have anything quite as scandalous as instructors telling you to shit yourself or claiming that defeating a wrestler is as easy as sidestepping a takedown. Instead, we have an example of the kind of shoddy martial arts techniques being taught in dojos across the country. Show More Summary

UFO Interactive - sale details

Samurai Sword Destiny, Zombie Slayer Diox, Johnny Kung Fu, Balloon Pop Remix, Johnny Hotshot, Johnny Impossible -- $1.99 until Sept. 2nd — Vernon Schieck (@kitroplious) August 12, 2014

Neko bringing multiple 3DS eShop games to Japan

Neko has announced plans to bring the following 3DS eShop titles to Japan. - Cocoto Alien: Brickbreaker - Kung Fu Rabbit The Cocoto title should be out by the year's end, but we have no release date info on Kung Fu Rabbit at this time. Link

'Frozen' Director to Write Disney Adaptation of 'A Wrinkle in Time'

last monthOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino Jennifer Lee, the first female director of a Disney animated feature film as well as the first female director to make $1 billion at box office (the previous high was… $650 million for Kung Fu Panda?), is taking on A Wrinkle in Time next. WHO'S GONNA PLAY MEG? [Variety] 0 Comments

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