Yesterday we had a look at Ruby Rose and her roles in 3 x Hollywood films currently on screen .. today we feature another “busy” actor, KRIS WU - who is on two feature films now on screens, in the Stephen Chow-produced Tsu Hark-directed Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, and as Ruby’s fellow crew mate in xXx: Return of Xander Cage!
WHO-IS: ”Wu Yifan (simplified Chinese: 吴亦凡; traditional Chinese: 吳亦凡; pinyin: Wú Yìfán, pronounced [ǔ îfân], born November 6, 1990), professionally known as Kris Wu or Kris, is a Chinese-born Canadian actor, singer, and model. He is active as a solo artist and actor in China and has starred in several #1 box office hits. His first English-language role is in xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)." (Wiki)
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And yes, Kris is a former member of Chinese-South Korean boy band “EXO” (the contractual drama surrounding his tenure is regaled here on IMDb).
Forging ahead as a working “actor”, as “西遊伏妖篇 Tang Sanzang”, Kris takes on the Lead Role in “Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back”, battling “Su Wu Kong”, while in “xXx”, he plays the supporting role of a DJ ‘Harvard "Nicks”’ … he’ll next be seen as “Captain Neza” in the upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and in the lead role of “Le Qi” in the Jingle Ma-directed Hong Kong action thriller film, “Europe Raiders”!
See Kris Wu have his hair shaved bald for his role in “Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back” (approx 0:40 mark) in the behind-the-scenes video featured below:
Scroll down for more xXx-ccentric video featurette & interview, including the Official Music Video for “JUICE” by Wu for the “xXx” OST!
Video above sees Betty Zhou interviewing Kris Wu on the set of his latest film “xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage”, while featured below is the Official Music Video for “Juice” performed by Kris Wu, produced by R!O, Kamo, & Kris Wu.
Directed by Andy Hines
Produced by Black Dog Films
Creative engineered by 88rising
Backdrop art by Aaron Kai (http://aaronkai.com)