The speculation about taking the role of Kato in "" has been confirmed. On Friday, September 19, Columbia Pictures have let out a press release announcing that the 46-year-old has been tapped to take the role once made famous by legendary . What makes it even more interesting, the man behind hit action comedy "" has also joined the project as the helmer.
About his joining in the project, Chow commented, "I'm excited to be taking on The Green Hornet - obviously, I've been a huge fan of the show since I was a kid. The idea of stepping into Bruce Lee's shoes as Kato is both humbling and thrilling, and to get the chance to direct the project as my American movie debut is simply a dream come true. I'm grateful to my friends at Sony, who have shown so much faith in me for so many years. I'm looking forward to working with Seth [Rogen], Evan [Goldberg], Neal [Moritz], and the team at Sony, and I'm eager to get started."