Woo-ping Yuen the director of the "Swordsman" (or The Smiling, Proud Wonderer – watch the previous news for details) still has hope that Takeshi Kaneshiro would accept the role in his movie. Director is hoping to star the work over the film in the nearest future and according to the ycwb.com - ePaper, it was announced that the film would differ greatly form the original. Woo-ping Yuen does not want to leave the effort to invite Takeshi Kaneshiro to perform Kinghu Chong.
Picture source: ycwb.com
As the v.sohu.com said in 2008 - Takeshi Kaneshiro is considered to be the most popular actor in the Internet.
Takeshi is said to be invited to Hollywood in the late 2009 (source (video)).