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10 Interesting Facts About Ninja Assassin You Need To Know

Ninja Assassin Facts – HindiHollywood.com

Ninja Assassin Facts – HindiHollywood.com

Debuted in 2009, Ninja Assassins is a story of Raizo who is recruited into a deadly Ninja Clan by Ozuno who carry out big political assassination. Ninja Assassin is directed by James McTeigue and Produced by Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski. Unfortunately, this movie didn’t do much at box office at that time. But since then its became a cult favorite. In this article we will talk about some amazing facts about Ninja Assassin that you probably don’t know.

1. Ninja Assassin and Matrix Has Similarity

Ninja Assassin Matrix

There are few things comman in both movies. Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski produced both movies. Also Chad Stahelski, martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator worked in both movies.

2. It Started As A Joke

Ninja Assassin Movie Facts 1

Stunt coordinator Chad Stahlski told Spire Magazine, ” We always kind of had a running joke with the Wachowski about making a kickass Ninja movie. We told them we found our ninja and brought Rain in to do a fight sequence and everyone was like’Holy S***! This guy is good.” Within a few months that running joke was in production as Ninja Assassin.

3. Rain Performed His Own Stunts

Rain Practice for Ninja Assassin

Many action flicks rely on stuntmen to do the heavy lifting for big set pieces. But Ninja Assassin went the other way as Rain did almost all his stunts by himself with a little wire work and special effects. Rain started training 8 hours a day 5 days a week for 8 months.

Ninja Assassin Facts – HindiHollywood.com

Ninja Assassin Facts – HindiHollywood.com

4. Inventive Chain Weapons

Ninja Assassin Chain Weapon

Ninja Assassin also featured some of coolest weapons ever seen in any Martial Arts film. Wachowskis wanted something very unique for the main character. So creative team came up with the idea. That chain with a blade at the end which Raizo use through out the movie was not even a thing before this. Now you can buy this on Amazon.

5. Rain Specially Learned How To Use Chain

Rain Ninja Assassin Chain

Creating a new weapon is easy but make it work on time is whole other level. Just like that. During time of his training, Rain spent many weeks learning how to swing this chain. After all he is a Ninja. A perfect swing does matter.

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6. Whole Script Was Written In Just 2 Days

J. Michael Straczynski

J. Michael Straczynski is best known for his work behind Thor (2011), Underworld: Awakening (2012), World War Z (2013). Sometimes it take 2-3 months to complete an average movie. But he completed the whole script in record time of 53 Hours.

7. Orphans Were Actually Random German Kids

Ninja Assassin Kids

Non of the these kids in Ninja Dojo was actually a professional actor. McTeigue went around in some Martial Art Schools in Berlin and found some kids to perform.

8. Sho Kosugi Starred In Many Ninja Movies Before

Sho Kosugi Ninja Assassin

Sho Kosugi who played the character of Ozuno also starred in several popular low budget ninja movies in the 1980’s. Such as Enter the Ninja, Revenge of the Ninja, and Ninja III: The Domination.

9. Heart On Right Side Actually Exist

Dextrocardia situs inversus Ninja Assassin

In very starting of the movie tattoo master said that his heart is on right side of his chest. This condition actually exist and actual known as “Dextrocardia Situs Inversus” in medical language.

10. Blood Splashes Were Inspired By Anime

Blood Splashes Ninja Assassin

If you have seen this movie, you might think that its too much blood with just one slash. Well I think now you know why? That part was inspired by Japanese animation aka Anime. In an interview McTeigue mentioned that he watch a lot of anime. So he though to use that style in Ninja Assassin.

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