Jack Ma wants to be a jack of all trades. He’s trying to have his cake and eat it too — with surprising success!
Not satisfied with building one of the largest e-commerce platforms in the world, which propelled him to be Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma’s trying to pursue other interests. Dancing like Michael Jackson, for instance, and more recently starring in a kung fu movie.
Jack Ma in a Kung Fu movie / YouTube screenshot
In the movie “Gong Shou Dao” (The Art of Attack and Defence), which released worldwide last weekend, we can see Alibaba founder Jack Ma taking on superstars like Jet Li and Donnie Yen, apart from a whole host of martial arts masters.
“I promise you the full film is guaranteed to be very exciting,” said Jet Li, who is also the executive producer of the film, in his Facebook post.
Jack Ma / REUTERS
The movie’s trailer (linked below) seems full of fascinating graphics, with Jack Ma throwing a lot of intricate kicks and punches at his opponents in a variety of settings. He also ducks and defends with the agility of a cat, not displaying any sign of the fact that he’s 52 years old!
The trailer has generated a lot of excitement, not to mention millions of views after it was released, and with a star-studded lineup the movie’s expected to be a hit, too. And it’s great to see Jack Ma adding another feather to his cap.