Ping pong. Has its time come at last? The sport’s been getting some love from the movies (Balls of Fury, anyone?), the latest arriving in the form of
Ping Pong Playa.
Rotten Tomatoes has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the comedy, opening
Co-written and directed by
Ping Pong Playa tells the tale of Christopher Wang (Jimmy
Tsai), a suburban slacker who holds a dead-end job and pipe dreams of
becoming an NBA star. But when his hot-shot ping pong-playing brother is injured
and his family’s community center gets in hot water, Christopher’s destiny becomes apparent: pick up his ping pong balls and paddle his way to victory. Click on the video
below for an exclusive featurette with Tsai describing how the movie came to
For more on Ping Pong Playa, including more photos and the trailer, click
here. The flick is
out in limited release this Friday.