Tony Jaa has had quite a career in a few short years. He became an action star with Ong Bak, tried to become a director with Ong Bak 2, which led to a rather famous meltdown and mini-exile. And now, in the wake of the less than stellar Thai opening of Ong Bak 3, Jaa has walked away from acting altogether, at least for the time being. He’s been ordained as a Bhuddist monk and will serve in that capacity for an undetermined period of time. Read More »
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We’ve already shown you a teaser trailer for Ong Bak 3, in which Tony Jaa reprises the action of the previous two films. (This is a continuation of the story from Ong Bak 2.) That teaser was pretty crazy, but it was nothing compared to this full trailer, which pulls out all the stops. Watch it now, or take an elbow to the face. Read More »
Back in October we ran a piece of promo art for Ong Bak 3. That’s the second sequel to the sensational Thai kickboxing movie Ong Bak, which instantly established star Tony Jaa as an action film hero. When we ran that piece, we knew that the film was already almost done, after having gone into production rather quietly. The Ong Bak 2 shoot was a big story, as Jaa took over the directorial reigns and had a very public breakdown.
So Ong Bak 3 has been a more quiet affair, but now there’s a great teaser trailer. It’s full of elbow hits and elephant tusks. What more could you want? Read More »
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Ong Bak 2 has barely had time to register in North America, recently premiering at the Toronto Film Festival and soon to be part of Magnet’s Six-Shooter Film Series. But a third film is already in production, and the first teaser art for Ong Bak 3 has been released. It has a big ’3′ written in fire, so yeah, that’s awesome. Read More »