"Green Hornet" gets its Kato


Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily reported that Michel Gondry's upcoming adaptation of "the Green Hornet" has finally found their Kato.

Kato will be played by Jay Chou, a Taiwanese singer/producer/actor/director . Chou will play the iconic sidekick - originally filled by a young Bruce Lee in the 1960s' series - opposite Seth Rogan who was previously tapped to be the masked super hero.

“Jay is incredibly unique and charming and fights like a wild dog!" said Gondry. "When I filmed him next to Seth, they had such great chemistry, and I knew the movie will be great."

The new film, scheduled for a July 2010 release also stars Nicholas Cage and Cameron Diaz.

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