Troubled Martial Arts star Tony Jaa has left the movie business to be ordained as a Buddhist monk. Jaa shot to fame in 2003 with the release of Ong Bak, which highlighted his skills in the Muay Boran fighting style, particularly in the fact that the extraordinary fight scenes required no CGI or wire work.

From then on it's all been going wrong for the rightful successor to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, in a deluge of contractual obligations, disappearances, broken budgets and other murky goings-on...

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