Jay Chou officially cast as The Green Hornet’s Kato

Although it was reported by The Korea Times that Kwon Sang Woo was THISCLOSE to nailing the role of KatoColumbia Pictures recently issued an official statement naming Jay Chou as The Green Hornet’s Kato. This in no way is depressing news — a sexy, talented Asian male celebrity is still intact for Kato. If you’re not familiar with Jay Chou, he’s a Taiwanese celebrity of all trades and is an accomplished musician, singer, actor, director AND producer.

In response to his official casting Chou said,“It’s an overwhelming experience to take on a role made famous by Bruce Lee. I won’t try to be Bruce Lee’s Kato – I will try to bring my own interpretation to the part. Of course, it’s a dream role, and I’m looking forward to the challenge.”

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