‘I Am Bruce Lee’ tells the amazing story of one of the most iconic human beings ever to enter the public consciousness. Voted as one of the most important people of the 20th century in Time Magazine’s Time 100, as well as one of the Greatest Pop Culture Icons by People Magazine, Bruce Lee continues to be honoured and remembered for his enduring legacy.
Bruce Lee’s often revolutionary and sometimes controversial thinking on a multitude of planes has become a source of inspiration and debate for a generation of philosophers, actors, filmmakers and athletes. The film is a compelling and visually stunning uncovering of Bruce’s life, his enormous impact, and his ever-expanding legacy in the world of martial arts, entertainment, and beyond—despite his tragic and sudden death at the age of 32.
‘I Am Bruce Lee’ features interviews with people who knew Bruce intimately, along with a broad array of international icons from the entertainment and athletic fields – people whose lives, careers and belief systems have been forever altered by the legend who UFC President Dana White calls the “Father of Mixed Martial Arts.” Interviews include basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, acclaimed actors Mickey Rourke and Ed O’Neill, world boxing champions Manny Pacquiao and Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini, UFC’s Dana White and world champion Jon Jones, MMA fighters Cung Le and Stephan Bonnar, as well as actress and MMA fighter Gina Carano. Other interviews featured in the film include celebrated writer/director Reginald Hudlin, pop music superstar Taboo, pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez, Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee and his wife Linda Lee Cadwell, as well as a host of Bruce’s friends and associates including legendary martial artists Dan Inosanto, Bob Wall and Gene LeBell, in combination with rarely seen archival footage, classic photos, and cutting edge visuals and graphics. The film goes more deeply into the story of this legendary master than ever before.
It opens in theaters on Feb. 9th.