Is Jet Li the next Bruce Lee? According to Daily Variety, the Hong Kong martial artist is in talks to star as Kato, the karate sidekick to green-masked superhero Green Hornet in Universal’s big-screen adaptation of (what else) “The Green Hornet.”
Besides Li, no one else — neither writer nor director — has been named in affiliation with the project.
Dillon will play a tough FBI agent whose duty is to train FBI cohort Bullock in the art of being an undercover cop when she infiltrates a beauty contest.
The flick is set to roll in front of the camera next month.
HUNK WATCH: “Third Watch’s” Eddie Cibrian is set to co-star in “Say It Isn’t So,” The Hollywood Reporter reports. Produced by the Farrelly brothers, the film involves a bachelor (Chris Klein) who falls in love with a woman (Heather Graham) whom he mistakenly thinks is his sister. Cibrian will play Graham’s wealthy fiance.