'Ninja Assassin' Two-Punch EXCLUSIVE: A Still And An Interview With Director James McTeigue

"Ninja Assassin" is looking badass, no question. Aside from sporting one of the greatest movie titles to come along this year -- seriously, it sounds like an awesome kung-fu exploitation flick imported from the '70s -- it also features the considerable talents of Asian pop star Rain, as the titular martial artist, and "V for Vendetta" James McTeigue. In a recent interview with MTV, McTeigue had nothing but positive things to say about his star.

To hear more about the movie's plot and some words from Rain himself, head over to MTV.com for Eric Ditzian's Fall Preview report on "Ninja Assassin." Also, hit the jump to peek at an EXCLUSIVE photo. Of what? Rain being a badass, 'natch.