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‘Tales From Shaolin’ Adds a Shakespearean Angle to Wu-Tang Inspiration

"When I read the first draft, I immediately knew we were making this."

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Tales From Shaolin Part One: “Shakey Dog”

Logline: In the slums of Shaolin, no score is ever so simple.

Elevator Pitch:

“Tales from Shaolin” reinterprets the works of the Wu-Tang Clan into a Shakespeare infused, Tarantino-style, John Woo-inspired action film! It is a complete re-imagining of the song, “Shakey Dog” by Ghostface Killah. A the tale of a drug stick-up gone wildly wrong!

Production Team:

Stephen Hill stars as Ghost and serves as an Executive Producer
Dominique Antonio Spencer plays Frank

Director of Photography – Matt Heyman
Writer, Executive Producer – J. Michael Neal
Director, Editor, Executive Producer – Louis A. Moore

About the Film:

What if hip-hop was treated as Shakespeare? That was the initial reasoning why J. Michael wrote the screenplay. When I (Louis) read the first draft, I immediately knew we were making this. Didn’t matter how. We wanted to share our love of for both Wu-Tang and Tarantino, all in one artistic expression: Film. It is a film to us that is dedicated to the fans of both the Wu-Tang Clan and Tarantino. So we wanted to make something that married the two together.

Current Status: We are currently fundraising so that we may film the final scene and for post production.

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