I thank you. At the tea house Ni Chang interrogates the owner and kills a worker using her whip and speaks of her hatred for men. [8], In a behind the scenes article he wrote for Kung Fu Magazine, screenwriter John Fusco also stated he derived the surname for the Jason Tripitikas character from "the wandering monk, Tripitaka, from Journey to the West".[9]. Klein Reevs 281,441 views. After a battle and escape, Ni Chang shoots Lu with an arrow. The Warlord asks Tripitikas to duel Ni-Chang to death, since the former can give the elixir to only one of them. The Jade Warlord is the main antagonist in the 2008 Chinese-American fantasy adventure film The Forbidden Kingdom. Jason must return a golden staff to the Monkey King (Jet Li), who is imprisoned in stone under … Sparrow hits Ni Chang back but gets kicked. After being hit around by Lu, Ni Chang is enraged and jumps onto Lu who hits her back and grabs hold of her and kicks her into the air, she falls onto the balcony railing breaking it and falling into the valley. [10] Before filming began, the entire cast did a costume fitting and a script read through, certain dialogues were altered to suit the different actors' English speaking abilities; this was due to the majority of the cast having English as their second language. Loosely based on the 16th century novel Journey to the West, it is the first film to co-star Jackie Chan and Jet Li. Jade Warlord? Before trying to kill the Jade Warlord, Golden Sparrow refers to the 1966 film, telling him to "Come drink with" her. [15], The Forbidden Kingdom was released on DVD and Blu-ray 9 September 2008. Tripitikas's team takes refuge in a monastery, where they learn that Lu is actually not an immortal as he failed the test, and only the Warlord's elixir can save his life. : The Forbidden Kingdom grossed a total of $127,906,624 worldwide — $52,075,270 in the United States and $75,831,354 : Golden Sparrow speculates that the beggar is a Taoist immortal, and at one point the beggar tries to cast a spell to get it to rain—something Taoist immortals should be able to conjure up without too much trouble. Golden Sparrow (The Forbidden Kingdom) (4) The Silent Monk | The Monkey King (The Forbidden Kingdom) (4) The Jade Warlord (The Forbidden Kingdom) (3) Sūn Wùkōng | Monkey King (2) Clark Kent (1) Jack O'Neill (1) Sam Carter (1) Bruce Wayne (1) Include Relationships Hop survives being shot and claims that he is immortal (hinting that he is actually Lu). Box office. Since the Monkey King is a prime player in The Forbidden Kingdom‘s plot, it’s not surprising that Taoism and Buddhism would work their way into the spaces around him. You're Immortal? Movies: Forbidden Kingdom fanfiction archive with over 11 stories. Production began in early 1 May 2007 in the area around the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. It looks like it. The Monk is mortally wounded by the Warlord and passes the staff to Tripitikas, who uses it to smash the King's statue. We also didn’t have to do the same stunt over 20 times.[12]. I have done many fight scenes with others but there were usually more than 10 takes, which is a waste of time as the person may forget his moves and unnecessary injuries. You're very brave. Ni Chang leads Tripitikas inside. What do you run from? Child. Rated PG13 • 105 minutes. 455 Comments. Lu asks of Ni Chang intentions, she tells him she will get the elixir of immortality for the staff. The Golden Sparrow character was inspired by Cheng Pei-pei's character Golden Swallow from the Shaw Brothers film Come Drink with Me. It is sold on single disc and two-disc special editions. Filming finished on August 24, 2007, and the film went into post-production on September 29, 2007. The Forbidden Kingdom is a movie that reminds me of something from the 80s. Technical Specs. Tripitikas, Lu and Sparrow meet a strange man dressed in white who takes the staff away from them. Come drink with me. In The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), Golden Sparrow (Liu Yifei) always speaks weird English, She address herself as "she" instead of "I" or "My". Jason(Michael Angarano). Filming & Production She does not think The Drunken Immortal needed his life saved. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray in the US and Hong Kong on September 9, 2008 and the United Kingdom on November 17, 2008. The action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping. He is a superb screenwriter and has been learning Chinese martial arts for more than 10 years. In desperation, Tripitikas goes to the Warlord's palace alone to exchange the staff for the elixir. As the four travel to Five Elements Mountain, Lu and the Monk teach Tripitikas kung fu along the way. She reveals that her family was murdered by the Warlord, against whom she has sworn revenge. Chinatown Girl The Forbidden Kingdom grossed $128 million against a budget of $55 million. The Forbidden Kingdom Silent Monk (Jet Li), Lu Yan (Jackie Chan), Jason Tripitikas (Michael A. Angarano) and Golden Sparrow (Crystal Liu) in "The Forbidden Kingdom." With Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Juana Collignon. Lu ends the tale with a prophecy about a "Seeker" who will find the staff and free the King. The Warlord tricked the King into setting aside his magic staff, Ruyi Jingu Bang, and transformed the immortal into a stone statue, but the King cast his staff far away before the transformation. What We would have done, If you hadn't come along. Training scenes from The Forbidden Kingdom. 10K Views. Ni Chang offers the boy return to where he came from in return for the staff, he declines. Jason Tripitikas : He is saved by the inebriated traveling scholar Lu Yan, a supposed "immortal," who remains alert and agile even when drunk. The Forbidden Kingdom ( Chinese: 功夫之王: Gong Fu Zhi Wang ( Mandarin) or Gung Fu Ji Wong ( Cantonese) and translated King of Kung Fu ( English ); Working title: The J & J Project) is a 2008 wuxia film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. In the movie "The Forbidden Kingdom", who was the rightful owner of the golden staff, which Jason … Directed by Rob Minkoff. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 63% of 131 surveyed critics gave the film positive reviews; the average rating is 6/10. It sold about 1,199,593 units which translated to revenue of $22,921,609, bringing its worldwide total to $151,758,670.[16]. The Forbidden Kingdom: Golden Sparrow (Character) $25M 2008: TV. The Jade Emperor, having returned from his meditation, praises Tripitikas for fulfilling the prophecy and allows him for one wish, which he asks to return home. $55 million. The special edition includes a commentary by director Rob Minkoff, deleted scenes with commentary, featurettes (The Kung Fu Dream Team, Dangerous Beauty, Discovering China, Filming in Chinawood, and Monkey King and the Eight Immortals), a "Previsualization Featurette" with commentary by writer Fusco and director Minkoff, and a blooper reel. The screenwriter and I discussed how to turn the story into a fantasy and dream-like film. : After a long battle, Jason is able to kill the Jade Warlord and Lu Yan kills Ni-Chang. Golden Sparrow character the-forbidden-kingdom. Just then, they are attacked by the Warlord's men again, but manage to escape with the help of Golden Sparrow, a young woman. ... Golden Sparrow Chinese Merchandise, Souvenirs and Gifts. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Before Ni Chang can kill Sparrow, Lu kicks her out onto the palace balcony. Lu fights with the man (later revealed to be the Silent Monk) for the staff until the latter realizes that Tripitikas is the Seeker, and joins them in their quest to free the King. The soldiers see his staff and attempt to seize it. : | Chinatown Girl : Meanwhile, the Warlord, upon learning about the staff, sends the witch Ni-Chang to help him retrieve it in exchange for the elixir of immortality. Liu Yifei was born in Wuhan, Hubei, Province of China on August 25th, 1987. Jet Li as Silent Monk, Michael A. Angarano as Jason Tripititkas and Jackie Chan as Lu Yan in "The Forbidden Kingdom." $128 million. 589 Favourites. Golden Sparrow However, Sparrow succumbs to her wounds. Chan explained: I have not worked with someone whom I’m comfortable with, in terms of movements, rhythm and natural reactions, in the last 10 years. He is then thanked by the Jade Emperor for his bravery and fulfilling the people's prophecy. Jason Tripitikas Yifei Liu, Actress: Mulan. I work across the street. : About two-thirds of a kung-fu action fantasy film set in ancient China with Jet Li and Jackie Chan and loosely based on Journey to the West. Moving to the United States at 10 with her mother, Liu lived there for four years. [as she lies dying]  Before the film ends, Jason is delighted to meet a woman who resembles Sparrow who witnessed the whole event because she works across the street. Jackie Chan as Lu Yan and Old Hop. Under Special:whatlinkshere/The Forbidden Kingdom there are 80 articles listed linking to the original article title. Bounty hunters trying to stop her from reaching The Five Elements Mountain. Jason Tripitikas He visits a pawn shop in Chinatown to buy wuxia DVDs and discovers a golden staff. He was portrayed by Collin Chou. ... And naturally there's also a beautiful but troubled orphan girl named Golden Sparrow, who's out to revenge her murdered parents. Lui Yifei plays Golden Sparrow, and an Identical Stranger in the closing Bookend. 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Golden Sparrow No other article entitled "The Forbidden Kingdom" has been created, so the original page is simply a redirect. in other territories. The single disc edition has no extras but contains widescreen and full screen presentations of the film. Hop tells Tripitikas to deliver the staff to its rightful owner and Tripitikas flees with the staff. Golden Sparrow tries to kill The Jade Warlord, but is killed instead. The Forbidden Kingdom Liu Yi Fei Soundtrack - Duration: 3:59. A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King. When the Monkey King appears before the Jade Emperor … With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. The Forbidden Kingdom (Chinese: 功夫之王: Gong Fu Zhi Wang (Mandarin) or Gung Fu Ji Wong (Cantonese) and translated King of Kung Fu (English); Working title: The J & J Project[5]) is a 2008 wuxia film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. A young martial arts enthusiast travels back in time to ancient China, where he teams up with a drunken master and a beautiful warrior maiden to fight an evil wizard and free the mythical "Monkey King." The Forbidden Kingdom. By Trichardsen Watch. On his way home, Tripitikas is harassed by some hooligans, whose leader Lupo attempts to use him to help them rob the shop-owner Hop, who is shot by Lupo. I just saw what happened. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. He is cornered on the rooftop before being pulled off the roof by the staff. Longest drawing I have ever done, almost 3 times longer than my previous longest, which was 60 hours. Jason Tripitikas His mission is to free and give back the staff to the Monkey King so he can defeat the evil Jade Warlord that has ruled t… She returned to China in June 2002 to pursue a modeling and acting career. | He overpowers Lupo and drives the other hooligans away. Forbidden Kingdom follows the story of Jason (Michael Angarano), a die-hard kungfu fan and his concussion-induced journey back in time to a mythical China. Lu Yan Golden Sparrow 1 at the box office opening weekend and averaging $6,792 per theater. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans. Forbidden Kingdom . Film /. The consensus reads: "This hotly-anticipated pairing of martial arts legends Jackie Chan and Jet Li features dazzling fight scenes but is weighed down by too much filler. Golden Sparrow Michael Angarano in The Forbidden Kingdom Gag Reel - Duration: 7:22. yctube5 121,411 views. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. In addition to these extras, the Blu-ray release contains a digital copy. | [tearfully]  Rob Minkoff’s loosely based film on the ancient Chinese 16th century novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en is a film that takes us into South Boston, with obsessed martial arts and Chinese culture enthusiast Jason Tripitikas. Budget. Lu tells him the story of the rivalry between the Monkey King and the Jade Warlord. | Legendary action stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li finally unite for this fun-filled adventure. The film is distributed in the United States through Lionsgate and The Weinstein Company,[6] and through The Huayi Brothers Film & Taihe Investment Company in China. Jet Li plays the monk and the Monkey King. Rotten Tomatoes' critical consensus praises the fight scenes but says the film has too much filler. Justified, considering the monk is actually just one of the Monkey King's magical clones. While the character Sun Wukong came from Wu Cheng'en's famous classical novel Journey to the West,[7] in an interview with Screen Power magazine, actor Collin Chou denied that the plotline would be related to the novel. "[13] Metacritic reports the film has an average score of 57 out of 100 based on 26 reviews, indicating mixed or average reviews. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) - Yifei Liu as Golden Sparrow, Chinatown Girl - IMDb. Company Credits But in her words; she says: She name is Golden Sparrow. The details of the plot were devised by screenwriter John Fusco along with actor Jet Li. Golden Sparrow may also refer to: A character, played by Liu Yifei, from the 2008 film The Forbidden Kingdom This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Golden sparrow. She should have killed you, witch! You really saved our lives back there. Upon discovering an ancient golden staff, the chi magic sends Jason back to ancient China. The rest of the film is about a modern-day American teenager who finds himself in ancient China … Sparrow and Silent Monk and monks from the monastery arrive to join the battle. For Example: My Name is Richard. Not if I kill you first, orphan bitch! Ni Chang She began modeling at the age of 8 and was trained in singing, dancing and the piano. [14], Perry Lam wrote in Muse magazine, "As a Hollywood blockbuster, The Forbidden Kingdom offers no apologies for its American-Centrism. After another long battle between the King and the Warlord, the latter is eventually stabbed by Tripitikas and falls into a lava pit to his death. Tripitikas finds himself back in the present. Crystal Liu as Golden Sparrow in "The Forbidden Kingdom." I was among the first to get hold of the story and later we were joined by Jackie and others. I don't know. Jet Li as Silent Monk and Crystal Liu as Golden Sparrow in "The Forbidden Kingdom." Ni Chang flies at Sparrow to scratch her but gets laid onto the palace floor. : A kid is basically being bullied in the real world, then he is mysteriously transported to a magical or mystical realm. 150 hours of work and 4 pencils from new to a small stump Drawing of Yifei Liu as Golden Sparrow / Chinatown girl in the movie The Forbidden Kingdom. [17] In its opening weekend in the United States and Canada, the film grossed $21,401,121 in 3,151 theaters, ranking No. When Tripitikas regains consciousness, he finds himself in a village in ancient China that is under attack by armored soldiers. Chan described the first day of shooting as "very relaxing" because the shots only required drama and walking, with no action. Also justified, since they're actually the same person. 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