Casting Asian actors in American action movies

Below is a brief excerpt I made from a transcription of director Antoine Fuqua's commentary from The Replacement Killers. Fuqua was a big fan of the work of John Woo and Chow Yun Fat, and this movie was Chow's first role in an American movie. Fuqua's commentary is candid in its description of what it's like…

3rd Installment of Excerpts from Director’s Commentary for The Replacement Killers

Here are some excerpts from Director Antoine Fuqua’s commentary to his film The Replacement Killers, which stars Chow Yun Fat and Mira Sorvino. Other excerpts from this commentary can be found in this blog and this blog. Below are what I consider to be the most interesting quotes from Fuqua’s commentary (interesting for me, anyway);…