"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Hero" producer Bill Kong will produce "Rise of the Legend," a movie that attempts to revive Wong Fei-hung, hero of nearly 100 kung fu classics.
HBO's unusually bold move to cancel three series in one fell swoop underscores the higher volume of original series that the pay cabler has on tap for 2012.
Boasting fine performances and sharp writing, "Hung" really does offer a bountiful package.
"The Heavens Are are Hung in Black" weaves a revealing but excessive tapestry about the much chronicled leader at a time of personal and professional crisis.
New HBO Entertainment president Sue Naegle has already lined up her first project at the pay cabler, and it's sizable.