Friday, August 24, 2007


Justin Lin’s indie follow-up to his menacing BETTER LUCK TOMORROW is a comedy spoof about the search for “the new Bruce Lee” just after Lee's death in 1973. The film imagines an out-of-touch movie producer hiring his son, a would-be director, to complete the Bruce Lee movie GAME OF DEATH, only twelve minutes of which had been shot before the star’s sudden death. FINISHING THE GAME purports to be a behind-the-scenes documentary that follows a number of hopeful actors through the process as the filmmakers attempt to re-cast the role. Along the way, Lin proves he is a master of both period detail and social commentary. Indeed, Lin’s take-no-prisoners attitude lampoons both Hollywood’s uncomfortable relationship with race and the self-importance of filmmaking itself.

FINISHING THE GAME features Roger Fan, Sung Kang, Dustin Nguyen, James Franco, M.C. Hammer, Ron Jeremy, Meredith Scott Lynn, Monique Curnen and Sam Bottoms.

FINISHING THE GAME theatrical roll out schedule is as follows:

October 5 - New York - IFC Center
October 19 - San Francisco - Landmark Lumiere Theatre
October 19 - Berkeley - Landmark Shattuck Cinema
October 26 - Los Angeles - Landmark NuArt Theatre
October 26 - San Diego - Landmark Ken Theatre
and in other select cities nationwide in November

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