Shannon Lee confirms New Bruce Lee biopic is in the works

The martial arts star Bruce Lee will have an official biopic, according to his daughter Shannon Lee announced last Friday.

Despite his death occurred in 1973, at age 32, Bruce Lee helped create and popularize a genre that still influences characters in films such as "Fist of Fury", "Way of the Dragon" and "Enter the Dragon".

Bruce Lee Entertainment will produce the film in collaboration with Lawrence Grey ("Hope Springs") and Janet Yang ("The Joy Luck Club").

In a statement Shannon Lee said that the film works written by his father and his philosophy, besides his stardom in martial arts are explored.

So far she has not elected a director or cast for the film. The 1993 biopic "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" was based on a book by his widow, Linda Lee Cadwell.