‘Fearless’ punches with wowy bow

Li pic's opening numbers top 'Hero,' 'Dragon'

Martial arts actioner “Fearless” by Hong Kong-based helmer Ronny Yu wrapped a four-day opening weekend on Sunday with a thumping $7.47 million B.O. bow.

Pic, which stars Jet Li and is produced by “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” producer Bill Kong, chopped out $3.73 million in China and $1 million in Hong Kong, where it is released by Edko Films.

In Buena Vista Intl.-handled territories it hit $1.39 million in Taiwan, $145,000 in Indonesia, $612,000 in Malaysia and $592,000 in Singapore.

Producers report that the opening numbers beat those of “Hero,” “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” and “House of Flying Daggers.”

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