The Man with the Iron Fists PosterRZA makes his directorial debut with The Man with the Iron Fists, one of the most highly-anticipated action films of the year, presented by none other than Quentin Tarantino, himself.

We caught the latest insane red-band trailer over the summer, and now two new character trailers have been released via UFC and IGN, with three more set to premiere soon.

“Quentin Tarantino presents The Man With the Iron Fists, an action-adventure inspired by kung-fu classics as interpreted by his longtime collaborators RZA and Eli Roth. Making his debut as a big-screen director and leading man, RZA—alongside a stellar international cast led by Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu—tells the epic story of warriors, assassins and a lone outsider hero in nineteenth-century China who must unite to destroy the clan traitor who would destroy them all.

Since his arrival in China’s Jungle Village, the town’s blacksmith (RZA) has been forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction. When the clans’ brewing war boils over, the stranger channels an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon. As he fights alongside iconic heroes and against soulless villains, one man must harness this power to become savior of his adopted people.

Blending astonishing martial-arts sequences from some of the masters of this world with the signature vision he brings as the leader of the Wu-Tang Clan and as one of hip-hop’s most dominant figures of the past two decades, RZA embarks upon his most ambitious, stylized and thrilling project to date.”

Starring alongside RZA in the lead will be a fantastic cast, headed up by Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Rick Yune, Jamie Chung, Cung Le, Dave Bautista, Byron Mann, Daniel Wu, and Pam Grier, with RZA directing from a script he co-wrote with the great Eli Roth (Hostel, Inglourious Basterds).

The Man with the Iron Fists will be unleashed in the US on 2nd November, before arriving a little later in the UK on 7th December. This is going to be immense, and here are the first two of the new character trailers to prove it. Enjoy.

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