WUSHU THE FILM CHARACTERS AND CAST

Li Kui (Sammo Hung)
 
40, widower. Has been researching Sanda for many years, the characteristics of his martial arts are countering movement with stillness, countering power with gentleness. The father of Li Yi and Li Er. A coach at Yonghua Wushu School, the alma mater of he, his wife and his wife’s good friend Zhang Ting (He Si Rong).

Li Kui has been pining for his wife, who died following a difficult labour with their second son Li Er. While Li Yi and Li Er are training in this school, he starts developing special feelings for Zhang Ting.

Li Kui is a strict father, highly demanding of his sons’ studies. However, there is also a lighter and more adorable side to him, such as his clumsy attempt at consoling his sons when they encounter setbacks. When his kids are in trouble, he’s able to analyse the situation calmly and rescue them.


Yang Yao Wu (Liu Feng Chao)
18, an extremely talented wushu athlete, agile but not lacking in firm stance. However, he rarely shows off his skills. Has been Li Yi’s buddy since they entered the wushu school. Sets up his own clan with his friends.

Beneath his aloof facade lies the heart of an innocent kid. As to his aims in wushu training, he has his own interpretations and choice, a choice that will astound everyone.

About Liu Chao Feng
Liu Feng Chao was trained at the famous Yanzhao Wushu School in his hometown in Hebei when young. Owing to his oustanding performance, he was picked in 1997 to join Hebei Tigong Wushu Team, becoming a professional wushu athlete.

On the following year, he was sent to Guangdong Wushu College to further his studies. In between 1997 to 2001, he came in first in wushu and spear in Hebei wushu competitions. Competed at national level between 2003 to 2005, emerging top 6 in swordplay, spear.

Li Yi (Wang Wen Jie)
18, Li Kui’s eldest son. Meticulous, quick-witted, congenial but resolute, his biggest wish is to enter a sports university.

An obedient kid, a caring brother and a reliable friend. However, on facing the girl he loves, he is a fool who doesn’t know how to express himself.

Perhaps having inherited the genes of his late mother, he chooses to specialise in spear. He believes that whether he’d be able to gain admission to the sports university lies in his ability to complete very difficult moves, those moves that even his parents did not manage to master.

About Wang Wen Jie
Wang Wen Jie is a professional wushu practitioner who graduated from Songjiang Wushu School, one of China’s top wushu school.

Has appeared on a few TV series like Young Water Margins since 2000 and in a few movies like Seven Swords (as a sword attendant to Prince Dokado), Night Attack since 2004.

His solid wushu skills and experience in filmmaking make him an ideal choice for Li Yi.

Xiao Yi (Mao Jun Jie)
Independent, slightly wilful, impish. As the belle of the wushu school, she’s often harassed by other boys. And her means to resolve the matter is through sparring.

But on meeting Xiao Zhang, the situation turns out to be different…

About Mao Jun Jie
Mao Jun Jie is a graduate of Central Academy of Drama. Has some training in Tae Kwan Do.

Guo Nan (Zhang Jin)
Zhang JinProfessional martial arts director. A proud student of Li Kui, graduated from Yonghua Wushu school ten years ago. Strong in Sanda and wushu. A Sanda champion. Entered the showbiz after graduation, becoming a famous martial arts director. Being too ingenuous, he pays with a price on meeting an old schoolmate.

About Zhang Jin
Zhang Jin started training in wushu since 9, joining Sichuan Wushu Team at 11, and subsequently, emerging the national champion in Chen Style Tai Chi, in Tai Chi Sword, in Spear and Swordplay. Joined Yuen Clan in 1998, serving as a stuntman and martial arts director.

Wushu opens in China theatres on October 24.

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