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Updated December 31st, 2023 at 08:08 IST

Michelle Yeoh finds it 'very challenging' to play a crime boss mama in The Brothers Sun

Michelle Yeoh offered a glimpse into the much-anticipated action-thriller, The Brothers Sun, and shared her challenges while filming action scenes.

Reported by: Republic Entertainment Desk
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Michelle Yeoh offered a glimpse into the much-anticipated action-thriller, The Brothers Sun. During an interview with Collider, Yeoh, celebrated for her Oscar-winning performances, discussed the film's unique blend of high-octane action and compelling crime drama. Yeoh likened the action scenes in The Brothers Sun to a fusion of Buster Keaton's physical comedy and Jackie Chan's iconic stunts. Exploring the challenges and thrill of filming, she highlighted a gripping scene involving a daring escape from seven adversaries, putting focus to the physical and mental demands of such sequences.

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What did Michelle Yeoh say about the action sequences in The Brothers Sun?

During the interview, Michelle Yeoh spoke in length about the fighting sequences in crime drama. The actress commended the impeccable action choreography and the seamless integration of humour into intense sequences, crediting both the cast and the stunt team for their exceptional performances.

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She said, "Who runs around being chased by seven brutes, and then you get to fight them off, and [knock them] out the window. So I find that very challenging. Physically and mentally very challenging."

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Yeoh added, "So it's almost like a Buster Keaton, Jackie Chan thing that we love and we've seen, but not in this context before, and then kicking it up a few notches where we have heads and body parts flying around."

In addition to her role in The Brothers Sun, Yeoh hinted at her involvement in the pre-production stage of the highly anticipated project, Star Trek Section 31, generating excitement among fans eagerly awaiting her next venture.

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What is the plot of The Brothers Sun?

The Brothers Sun unravels the gripping tale of a family thrust into turmoil as a mob boss targets the mother and younger son, prompting the elder son and a skilled assassin to embark on a perilous journey to safeguard their loved ones from the criminal underworld. Starring Justin Chien and Sam Li alongside Yeoh, the film promises riveting performances and heart-stopping action. The Brothers Sun will premiere on Netflix on January 4.

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Published December 31st, 2023 at 08:08 IST

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