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February 20, 2017
 

Fans Want Donnie Yen For Sub-Mariner

It looks like the success of Rogue One and XXX: Return of Xander Cage have put Donnie Yen on the radars of a lot of comic book fans as over the weekend Instagram went a little crazy suggesting that the martial arts legend play the Marvel character Namor the Sub-Mariner.

Yen himself has been liking and Retweeting posts which suggests he would be open to playing the character.

According to Wikipedia “the mutant son of a human sea captain and a princess of the mythical undersea kingdom of Atlantis, Namor possesses the super-strength and aquatic abilities of the Homo mermanus race, as well as the mutant ability of flight, along with other superhuman powers. Through the years, he has been alternately portrayed as a good-natured but short-fused superhero, or a hostile invader seeking vengeance for perceived wrongs that misguided surface-dwellers committed against his kingdom.”

Personally, I am starting to suffer from superhero fatigue and would like just a couple of years break but that’s not about to happen any time soon. If Yen was cast though it would reignite my interest.



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

Shock Wave Tunnel (Andy Lau) on DVD, Download and On Demand 13th November

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by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

James Wilson Talks The Martial Arts Kid 2

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New Trailer for Cops and Robbers

The edge-of-your-seat thriller Cops and Robbers, starring action legends Michael Jai White, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, and Oscar® nominee Tom Berenger (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Platoon), arrives on DVD, Digital, and On...
by Eoin Friel