After being pushback a few times, TVB drama Chinatown now known as The Righteous Fists starring Ruco Chan, Joel Chan, Natalie Tong, Grace Wong, Elaine Yiu and many more, finally airing in the beginning of 2022. Almost stored in the TVB’s fridge, fans from A Fist Within Four Walls are especially happy to hear this news.
No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Historical
Native Title: 鐵拳英雄
Original network: TVB
The drama is set in the times of 1960s to 1970s, the chinatown of Bangkok, Thailand where all the local Chinese residents gather together with different backgrounds.
Check out the trailer here
The Righteous Fists is set to premiere on 10 Jan 2022, every Monday to Friday at 9:30 PM.
Ruco Chan took on the role as Bou Cing Wan 步青雲 and Bou Tin Haa 步天下.
Martial Arts: Ba ji Quan 八极拳 also known as 八極 or Kaimen Ba Ji Quan
Bajiquan is a Chinese martial arts that known for its elbow and shoulder strikes, both powerful and explosive punches.
Joel Chan took on the role as Tony Lin Gik 連棘, and Lin Zan Saan 連震山
Martial Arts: Muay Thai 泰拳, also known as Thai Boxing
Believe that you are not foreign to Muay Thai, originates from Thailand in 1767. This martial arts use stand up striking along with various techniques.
Natalie Tong took on the role as Chin Chien Chien 錢芊芊
Martial Arts: Ba Gua Zhang 八卦掌, Eight Trigram Palm
Grouped under the same family as Tai Chi and Xing Yi Quan under the internal practice. Eight Trigram Palm’s movement uses your entire body and coordination with smooth coiling and uncoiling actions, dynamic footwork gave them to manoeuvre quicker than their opponent.
Elaine Yiu took on the role of Gam Fuk Mui 金福妹
Martial Arts: Emei Ci 峨嵋刺, Emei Daggers or Emei Piercers
Originated from Mount Emei, Emei Ci is a traditional Chinese martial arts weapon which are a pair of metal rods with sharp ends. Practitioners carry them on their middle finger and allow to spin and be elaborately manipulated.