“Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” depicts Bruce Lee’s posthumous return


Actor Mike Moh had two months to train and rehearse for his big backlot brawl scene as Bruce Lee in director Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” but he’s been preparing for this role a lot longer.

He has been getting ready ever since he first watched a VHS tape of Lee’s 1973 martial arts opus, “Enter the Dragon,” when he was 8 years old.

“I lived in a small town called Woodbury, Minnesota, where 1 percent or less of the population were minorities, so I definitely felt a sense of otherness,” Moh, 35, a Korean American, told NBC News. “And at that point in my life, I probably wished that I wasn’t different and was trying to figure out how I fit in.”

Here was this warrior, unabashedly embracing his Chinese heritage to impress the ladies and beat his enemies — literally and figuratively.

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