Donny Yen cast in Star Wars: Episode VIII?

Our friend Eric Tan has let us know that Apple Daily, a Hong Kong newspaper, has written:

Donny Yen (Yen Ji Dan), martial artist and movie star (Ip Man trilogy) has been cast in Star Wars: Episode VIII.


He’s really up for anything Star Wars can throw at him on the action, that’s for sure. The article also mentions he is comfortable with English-speaking roles and he is up for it (if my translator droid didn’t let me down).

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Check out some of his skills, which are awesome:

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