Itâ€™s a thankless role for Harry Shum Jr in the Netflix exclusive Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. As bad guy minion turned good guy Wei Fang, he spends most of the movie locked in a cage, held captive in the royal compound where heroine Yu Shu Lien (Michelle Yeoh) has come to protect a sacred artefact.
He spends most of the time trying to bait Shu Lienâ€™s young apprentice, Snow Vase (Natasha Liu Bordizzo), and itâ€™s no real surprise how their relationship will develop, but it seems a shame to waste Shumâ€™s talents.
The 34 year old does get to bust out some moves during the climactic battle, and although itâ€™s Shum Jrâ€™s first martial arts role, heâ€™s been moving his whole career – primarily in the Step Up street dance movies and Glee on TV. He talked to Moviehole.net in Los Angeles about dancing, fighting and more.
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