Born and raised in the UK, a lifelong fan of Asian films, Leeder has been based in Hong Kong since 1990. In addition to serving as the Far Eastern Editor of Impact magazine, Leeder continues to contribute to such magazines as "Black Belt," "Inside Kung Fu," "Femme Fatales," and many more covering the Asian movie scene. He was also co-writer for "100% Jackie Chan: The Essential Companion," as well as contributing to a number of books on the genre. He has worked both in front and behind the camera on a number of films and television series in Hong Kong and Asia, and such documentaries as "David Carradine: A Martial Arts Journey," Sony's The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (2002), as well as several projects for Discovery Channel, Channel Four, and the Bravo network. His most recent projects include Jet Li's martial arts epic "Huo Yuan Jia" (aka "FEarless")which saw Leeder working both behind the scenes as casting director, and on the accompanying documentary "The Passion of Martial Arts", and as an a actor playing the role of Referee Randall. On Brett Ratner's "Rush Hour 3", Leeder served as Asian Casting Director working in association with Ronna Kress on the project. Other credits for Leeder include the movie "The White Wall", "Underground", "The Silencer", "A New Begining" and many more. Leeder continues to work as a Producer, Consultant and Casting Director for projects in Asia and internationally - IMDb Mini Biography
Movies & TV shows
Hard-working Chunho delivers dumplings to fancy apartments in Hong Kong. Among his deliveries, he pines for the cute British expat who seems not to notice him whenever he shows up with his steaming pa...
A psychiatrist turned artistic photographer takes an abused woman on an emotional journey while police investigate two missing women from his recent photographic exhibition.
A man steps out of a park fountain with no recollection of who he is or where he came from. He is relentlessly pursued by mysterious figures as he wanders through the city.
Go Back to China
When party girl Sasha Li blows through most of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business.
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks
The Shaw Brothers paved the way for the boom of the kung fu film movement, which had a huge influence on the West.
The daughter of a billionaire is the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Escape Plan 2: Hades
Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists who specialize in breaking people out of prisons. When Shu Ren is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray mu...
Path to the Dream
Two brothers, experts in martial arts, have to separate their paths due to a fight in which one of them is badly wounded. Years later they are reunited in a world where organized crime controls everyt...
A soldier-turned-high school teacher uses unusual methods to reach a class of poor students, while dealing with a greedyentrepreneur and his gang of fighters as well as the government.
A group of Special Ops elite soldiers formed an alliance in the battle. The team is forced to return to action when their ex-Commander's daughter is kidnapped. When a member is framed for shooting ano...
The Man with the Iron Fists 2
A miner and his wife offer refuge to a badly wounded stranger. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against the evil Master Ho, his villainous Beetle Clan and the t...
Pound of Flesh
The former black-ops agent woke up the day before the operation to find that he was the latest victim of organ theft. In the dark corners of the city, Deacon descends from his hotel in search of his s...
One Million K(l)icks
A fighter with a heart of gold is drawn into an underground martial arts tournament.
Rise of the Legend
During the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court caused a lot of suffering in people's lives. The leader of the Northern Sea has been trying to get rid of the Black Tiger. One of...
As a result of a conspiracy against him, a wealthy man lost his fortune and reputation. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and returns to being a patriotic ...
Bodyguard: A New Beginning
The story of Leung, the bodyguard of a Chinese Triad boss, is told in 'A New Beginning'. Wong wants his bodyguard to travel to the UK to protect a young British woman, whose true identity is only know...
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,...
At the turn of the 20th century, Huo Yuan Jia was the most famous martial arts fighter in China. Huo overcame personal tragedy and fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial a...
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies
Samuel L hosts. This in-depth documentary gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the martial arts film, from the genre's beginnings to high-flying modern epics. Jackson shows you the...
Fist of Legend
Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his n...
The Green Hornet
A Chinese reporter is trying to find out the identity of a masked crime-fighter.
Once Upon a Time in China II
The White Lotus society is a fanatical cult that wants to drive Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must defend Dr. Sun Yat Sen was a revoluti...