Movie Fact #98 - November 23rd, 2020
The main source of reference for the screenplay of 1993's Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story was the 1975 biography Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew (Written by Bruce's wife, Linda Lee Cadwell) along with other sources including Robert Clouse's book Bruce Lee: The Biography and research conducted by director Rob Cohen. This included interviews with Cadwell and Bruce's son, Brandon Lee. However, to differentiate it from typical biographical films, Cohen decided to include elements of mysticism and to dramatize fight scenes to give it the same tone as the films in which Bruce starred in throughout his film career. Stay tuned!