August 11, 1993 |
The mother of actor Brandon Lee has filed suit against the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. and 13 other corporations and individuals, alleging that their negligence was responsible for her son's "agonizing pain, suffering and untimely death" last March on the set of the movie "The Crow."
July 19, 1993 |
Fans who can't get enough of the late Bruce Lee--who died 20 years ago Tuesday--will soon be able to buy their own piece of the legendary kung fu star's life when more than 150 items from his estate are put on the auction block in August.
April 5, 1993 |
Goodby to Lee: Actor Brandon Lee, who was fatally shot during the filming of the action movie "The Crow," was buried next to his father, martial arts star Bruce Lee, in Seattle on Saturday. Brandon Lee's mother, Linda Cadwell, spoke about his life and how he loved his father, said a family friend who attended the private funeral. Lee, 28, died Wednesday after being hit by a .44-caliber slug while filming a death scene.
April 30, 1993 |
The word that came up repeatedly at the premiere of Universal's "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" Wednesday at Mann's Chinese was bittersweet . Tempering the celebration was the March 31 death of Lee's son Brandon on a North Carolina film set. The evening was most poignant for Brandon's mother and Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell. The film is based on her book, "Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew."
May 16, 1993 |
Here's the cameo surprise of the big screen. The Green Hornet is back--directing the action in a scene-within-a-scene from "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story." That's right, trivia fans, it's Van Williams, the original Green Hornet from the 1966 television series that co-starred martial arts expert Lee as his sidekick, Kato. (How could we forget, "Faster, Kato!"?
May 7, 1993 |
The problem with most movie biographies of famous stars is that the wattage of the impersonators is rarely as bright as the originals. The exceptions--Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice, for example, or James Cagney as George M. Cohan--only prove the rule. What's exciting about "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" (citywide) is that, in Jason Scott Lee, the movies have created a new star out of an old star.