April 28, 2021

Bruce Lee and Bruceploitation 101

Bruce Lee and Bruceploitation 101

Send in the Clones


When Bruce Lee died on June 20, 1973, Hollywood and Hong Kong scrambled to replace him, creating a misbegotten genre called "Bruceploitation."


But Bruce Lee was, of course, irreplaceable.


On the latest episode of The Industry, Dan Delgado details the rise of Bruce Lee — and the foolish, quixotic attempts to find any actor who could match him in terms of fighting prowess, charm and charisma.


All together now: Good luck with that.



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