Walker went off the air in 2001 but CBS will air Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Jury on Oct. 16. Since its the first new episode in more than three years, Norris decided to try something new and have the plot deal with something topical.
Therefore, his character battles three North Korean assassins who are trying to steal an aerospace guide mechanism component for that countrys dictator, Kim Jong-Il.
Although Jong-Il is a big figure right now, dealing with his shenanigans wasnt the biggest challenge for Norris. Instead, it was dealing with his fight scenes.
As he puts it, The level of violence in the fights is based on how bad the villains are, and says the fact that the assassins come from a country with a strong martial arts background made him go all out in the fight scenes.
No word on how Jong-Il will like the movie or if hell even see it but Norris is hoping ratings are good enough that he gets to film two TV-movies a year.
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