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Shamier Anderson Talks Wing Chun & Working With Donnie Yen

by Black America Web

With each installment in the John Wick franchise, we meet a new set of assassins looking to take out the boogeyman, aka John Wick (Keanu Reeves). In John Wick: Chapter 4, the titular character now has the Tracker (Shamier Anderson) looking to wipe him out and cash in on the large bounty on Wick’s head.

In John Wick: Chapter 4, our favorite hitman is tired of hiding and is ready to bring the pain to the High Table, the underground secret organization he used to carry out hits for. Following his actions in the previous films, he is a wanted man. An enormous bounty is put on his head, and a new powerful enemy with powerful alliances stretching across the globe will turn John’s friends into enemies.

Alongside his “emotional support” dog, The Tracker is one of the many assassins tasked with the hard job of taking out John Wick. He also has to compete with Caine, a man who considers John Wick a friend played by the legendary action star Donnie Yen.

Shamier Anderson Talks Being A Trained Martial Artist

Speaking exclusively with CASSIUS Life, Shamier Anderson, also a trained martial artist in Wing Chun Kung Fu, talked about working alongside Donnie Yen, who happens to be a Wing Chun master whose skills have been on full display in his Ip Man films. Anderson gushed about being a “massive” fan of those films and getting to work alongside Yen in John Wick: Chapter 4.

…when that movie came out, that was obviously like, ‘whoa.’

“I’m a big fan of the Ip Man films, the Ip Man franchise,” Anderson begins. “I mean, I was doing Wing Chun before that movie came out. I [have] been doing Wing Chun for 15 years. So when that movie came out, that was obviously like, whoa.”

Anderson Says It Was Surreal Working Alongside His Wing Chun Hero Donnie Yen

Anderson further explained that upon learning that he was proficient in Wing Chun Kung Fu, Yen decided to see if he was about that life, even breaking out the terminology when asking to…

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