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Watch Animated Prequel To RZA’s ‘Man With The Iron Fist’ (From ‘Afro Samurai’ Creator)

Watch Animated Prequel To RZA's 'Man With The Iron Fist' (From 'Afro Samurai' Creator)

It’s more like a motion-comic than your traditional work of animation.

As was announced at the end of September, ahead of the film’s theatrical opening, RZA would release a short animated version of the film on Machinima’s YouTube channel, which he worked on with Eric Calderon (writer/producer of Afro Samurai).

The short film was to be released this month, and it has. Watch it below.

The Man With The Iron Fists will see a USA theatrical release on November 2.

It stars RZA himself, Russell CrowePam GrierLucy Liu and others; Quentin Tarantino and Eli Roth served as producers on this $20 million project. 

In feudal China, a blacksmith (played by RZA) who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.

Here’s the animated short prequel:

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