/// Viral Video: Awesome Asian Bad Guys Are Awesome

October 8, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Here’s a Kickstarter project that you don’t see that often — an online video project based on Awesome Asian Bad Guys . “When we were growing up in the 80′s and 90′s, we’d always see hard-hitting Asian bad guys in flicks like ‘Die Hard,’ ‘Bloodsport,’ and ‘Karate Kid 2.’ These badasses were often cooler than the heroes they fought, but they’d usually have a two-minute lifespan before they were mortally wounded or beaten to a pulp. It really sucked that you barely saw them on screen and rarely got to know them. That got us thinking,” the creators — who have a YouTube channel called the National Film Society — explain. “How cool would it be to expand upon this largely ignored slice of pop culture history by following several Asian bad guys on their own action-packed adventures?” The five-episode action comedy Web series will apparently be a “cross between ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Dumb & Dumber.’” Yay. The movie project is about $20,000 short of budget with three days to go. Here’s the video:

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Viral Video: Awesome Asian Bad Guys Are Awesome

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