Opening in theaters on November 2nd is the new martial arts film from from rapper-turned-director RZA (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai) entitled The Man with the Iron Fists. The film was co-written by RZA and producer Eli Roth (Hostel), while the project marks RZA's feature film directorial debut and is presented by his mentor Quentin Tarantino. In addition to RZA, the film also features an all-star cast that includes Oscar-winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator), Rick Yune (Die Another Day), Lucy Liu (Kill Bill Vol. 1), Jamie Chung (Sucker Punch), Dave Bautista (Untitled Chronicles of Riddick Sequel), Cung Le (Dragon Eyes), and Byron Mann (Catwomen).
IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down with actor Byron Mann in the IAR studios to talk about his work on The Man with Iron Fists, as well as his recurring role on the popular CW series Arrow, which is based on the DC Comics superhero Green Arrow. The talented actor discussed his new film, his unusual villain, RZA's vision as a director, and Eli Roth and Quentin Tarantino's influence on the production, as well as Arrow, his role on the show, whether he is a hero or a villain, and his involvement with popular DC character Deathstroke.
To watch our exclusive interview with Byron Mann about The Man with the Iron Fists and Arrow, please click on the video player above.
On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith (RZA) looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers.
The Man with the Iron Fists opens in theaters on November 2nd.
Arrow airs Wednesdays on The CW.