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Video on Demand (VOD) is becoming more and more profitable as consumers are opting to pay money for the ease of watching films in the comfort of their own home. This success recently propelled the new film, Man of Tai Chi, to VOD earnings of $1.5 million since its release on September 27, 2013. The film was released in 102 theaters on November 1, 2013. Brought to VOD and theaters by RADiUS-TWC, the success of this limited release film is showing a change in how movies are viewed.
Man of Tai Chi is the directorial debut of Keanu Reeves. Starring Tiger Hu Chen, Iko Uwais and Reeves, the film showcases the story of a young martial artist who finds himself in an underground fight club after his amazing talents are recognized and exploited. Originally shown this past May at the Cannes Film Festival, the film created a buzz that fans simply could not resist. (continue reading on PopWrapped)