'Cleopatra Wong Asian Blaxploitation Heroine Revived for TV Series

Blaxploitation Heroine Revived for TV Series

Cleopatra Wong,

a kick-ass Interpol agent known to have influenced some of Quentin Tarantino’s movies, is

Her name

is a reference to Blaxploitation character Cleopatra Jones, albeit melded with Bruce Lee action and

‘Dynamite Johnson’ poster

courtesy of Everett Collection

Tarantino has

said that Wong was an inspiration for Uma Thurman’s central character in his “Kill

The “They

Call Her…” title was also used for a succession of unrelated exploitation films in the

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