Larry Leong - Zero Gravity (Action Talks #40)

Action Talks with Eric Jacobus

21-12-2023 • 2 hrs 23 mins

Larry Leong was an early member of the Zero Gravity action team, known for films like the Title Pending and Damn series. He also directed the feature action comedy Yeah, Sure, Okay. You can see his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@UCJwF-hQCBZVJFIsRrSMHP4w Edited by Milan Swagers Action Talks on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKvT1cdaRn78tV4vF78InER7GhxCKaxU5 Action Talks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7D289YtkiQIkSVhNLDX8O2 Action Talks on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/action-talks-with-eric-jacobus/id1686666319 Telegram: t.me/ericjacobus My studio SuperAlloy: www.superalloyinteractive.com Blog: www.ericjacobus.com Timestamps: 0:00:34 Introduction 0:03:12 Joining Zero Gravity 0:09:23 Title Pending 1 0:14:53 How did Capoeira help in action scenes? 0:18:08 Tricking in the late 90's 0:23:01 The Damn Series 0:29:05 Title Pending 2 (2002) 0:33:53 Previz? 0:36:03 Hong Kong action comes to the US 0:55:47 Gauging succes 0:59:46 Moving to LA 1:12:33 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) 1:19:11 Yeah, Sure, Okay (2008) 1:29:39 On depression and COVID 1:41:46 On reading books 1:44:02 Doing social work 1:52:37 Staying in touch with Zero Gravity members 1:55:20 Thoughts on mass media 2:09:15 What would you like to see in the action industry? 2:13:20 What would you tell your younger self?


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