First Arnold Schwarzenegger, and now Bruce Lee: these days action superstars are all about getting their own museums. While originally the Lee Family Foundation was attempting to build the memorializing museum in Hong Kong, they have now shifted their sights to Seattle.
The Bruce Lee Action Museum would include "personal items, writings and objects of historical significance, a meeting room, a theatre and gift shop, a café, research library and a space for temporary exhibits.” It will honor the legacy of the star of monumental action films such as 'Enter the Dragon' and 'Fists of Fury.' He currently has a memorial statue in Hong Kong, where he was born. It was funded by the Bruce Lee Fan Club, who raised $100,000 for the bronze statue in a classic, ready-to-strike pose.
Lee lived in Seattle through the 50's and 60's and was buried there after his death in 1973. The museum would be located in the Chinatown-International district and increase job opportunities as well as access to culture. The city council is waiting on an official report from the Lee Family Foundation before any definite decisions are made.
Check out Mr. Lee at his prime, fighting Chuck Norris, below: