The Black Dragon Ron Van Clief will pass the mantle to Micheal Jai White in a Ceremony at Urban Action Showcase
Los Angeles, CA – Monday, November 11, 2019 – Five-time karate and kung-fu champion Ron “The Black Dragon” Van Clief will pass the mantle to Michael Jai White, naming him The Black Dragon. Van Clief was given the moniker by The Dragon, Bruce Lee.
The ceremony took place on Friday, November 9, in New York City at the Urban Action Showcase.
Michael Jai White is a leading man and top martial artist with more than 100 film and television credits. As a black belt in seven different karate styles, Michael has been able to leverage his deep connection to martial arts and emerge as a multi-faceted talent that possesses comedic chops while being one of the most recognizable action movie actors around. In 2018, White launched Jaigaintic studios and is currently in production on The Outlaw Johnny Black, the highly anticipated follow up to the cult classic Black Dynamite. Learn more at www.jaiganticstudios.com.
About Urban Action Showcase
The Urban Action Showcase and Expo (UASE) is the premier all-action experiential entertainment platform celebrating diversity and honoring the past, present and future multicultural achievements within the blockbuster Action genre including Adventure, Fantasy, Grindhouse, Action Horror, Martial Arts, Sci-Fi, and Supernatural content. The UASE is the only Action entertainment platform offering both fan and professional experiences serving the under-represented and under-recognized urban multicultural demographic supported by the HBO/Cinemax brand. Our UAS IAFF features the exclusive Cinemax Action Short Film Competition where the winner receives distribution on the Cinemax platform including Linear, On Demand and Max Go. Learn more at www.urbanactionshowcase.com.