24 January 2013 6:06 PM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

A sequel to Ang Lee’s 2000 martial arts film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is happening — and I’m not talking about what some actor said over lunch or tossed out there during a press junket, either. This thing is going down — this May, in fact. The Weinstein Company, who released the first movie 13 years ago, will be heading to China to shoot a sequel to the award-winning Ang Lee-directed film (it won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film), with Chinese action veteran director Ronny Yu in talks to take over directing duties. Yu is no stranger to martial arts action, having directed the “Bride With White Hair” series back in the ’90s, and more recently the 2006 Jet Li martial arts flick “Fearless”. Hollywood fans might know him better as the director of “Freddy vs. Jason”, “The 51st State”, and “Bride of Chucky”. Admittedly, his Hollywood output have not exactly been stellar, »

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