A friend and student of Bruce Lee has spoken out about the martial arts legend's portrayal in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
One thing has haunted Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood from the moment its first trailer was released: the onscreen representation of Bruce Lee. No, not Mike Moh's excellent performance, as the actor brings Lee back to life in impressive, even uncanny fashion. But fans were initially concerned about how Lee appeared to be losing a fight with Brad Pitt's fictional stuntman on a studio back lot.
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"Ah, not to worry," other fans (including this writer) said at the time. "Lee was a stunt coordinator and martial arts instructor to the stars before he was headlining films, so this is likely just a rehearsal. He's probably even training Pitt's character for a scene!