Since we’re all itching to find out how RZA’s directorial debut, The Man with the Iron Fists, will measure up, we’ve lassoed together some of the things that suggest he’s the next big thing in filmmaking. If you think you know any better reasons why Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (yes that’s his real name) will sit comfortably in the director’s chair, come shout them in our ears.
1. He got kids into rad cult films like Shaolin & Wu Tang (1983)
You and I both know kids these days don’t watch enough kung fu classics. What they need is uncle RZA to take them by the hand and show ‘em what they should’ve traded in Disney for a long time ago. Recognise the quotes in this clip? You should do, they appear on Wu-Tang Clan’s legendary debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).