Donnie Yen Set To Star In A Sleeping Dogs Movie

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Sleeping Dogs was a pretty popular video game that came out back in 2012, but sadly no proper sequel was ever made.

To make it up to fans missing out on a new game, a movie is now going to be made based on the video game.

It already has a big name attached to the project as Donnie Yen is set to star in it.

As reported by Deadline, the Sleeping Dogs movie will star Donnie Yen and it will be produced by Neal Moritz.

People may recognize Yen in his roles in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, xXx: Return of Xander Cage and the IP Man series.

Neal Moritz on the other hand is a famous producer responsible for the likes of The Fast and the Furious franchise, 21 Jump Street and more.

Currently, there is no director attached to the project and nor is there a release date. It's possible the movie is very early in production so we won't be seeing it out in cinemas anytime soon.

In either case, it's another attempt to make a video game movie become great.

After all, it's been over 20 years and we have yet to see a video game movie that hasn't been critically panned by both fans and critics alike.

Anyway, Sleeping Dogs follows Wei Shen who is an undercover police officer.

He has to investigate the Triads, but his mission will be easier said than done. The movie is said to follow a similar plot, although there are likely to be some changes here and there for time constraints.

The video game itself was not shy on Hollywood talent including the likes of Will Yun Lee, Kelly Hu, Robin Shou, Lucy Liu, Tom Wilkison and even Emma Stone.

It would be cool if these cast members are allowed to reprise their roles in the movie, although it might be unlikely

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