With the RZA‘s directorial debut Man With The Iron Fists will be in a theater near you this Friday, November 2nd, the Abbot has already announced his next two film projects. He has signed on to direct the historical action flick meets biopic Genghis Khan, written and executive produced by John Milius. Shooting should begin next year in China.
Khan, one of the great military figures in world history, is the ruler who united the Mongol tribes and conquered great parts of Asia and Eastern Europe in the early 13th century. The story will be told from the point of view of Khan’s son and grandson. — The Hollywood Reporter
RZA has also set to direct No Man’s Land. No Man’s Land is being produced by Bill Mechanic and his Pandemonium production banner as well as Reginald Hudlin, a producer on Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained. The script, by Trey Ellis and David Klass, centers on a man who steals a powerful criminal’s diamond that soon proves to be far more valuable than initially thought. With the help of a dancer, he attempts to stay alive and cash in on the jewel. The story takes place during one night and has been described as having echoes of The Warriors.