Hong Kong director and actor Stephen Chow [File photo]
Hong Kong director and actor Stephen Chow will direct and star in the silver screen adaptation of Green Hornet, Chinese website Sina.com.cn reported.
Chow will co-star in the film as the Green Hornet's faithful sidekick, Kato, opposite Canadian-born actor Seth Rogen who will play the hero. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on June 25, 2010.
Stephen Chow garnered worldwide fame with his humorous kung fu movies Shaolin Soccer (2001) and Kung Fu Hustle (2004). Green Hornet will be his American movie debut.
A still of the classic television series The Green Hornet starring Van Williams (right) and Bruce Lee. [File photo]
The late Hong Kong action star Bruce Lee used to play Kato in the classic television series "The Green Hornet" in 1966.
(CRIENGLISH.com September 22, 2008)