Wang is perhaps best known for his work with Hong Kong-based film director Stanley Tong and action legend Jackie Chan. Wang has composed the scores for Tong's Rumble in the Bronx, Jackie Chan's First Strike, Jackie Chan's Who Am I? and The Myth, all starring Chan. Wang also teamed with Tong on China Strike Force, and with Chan on Gen-X Cops, which the latter co-produced.
In addition, Wang has composed the music for a wide range of acclaimed documentaries, including several for the OscarÂ-winning documentary director/producer James Moll. He first collaborated with Moll when he scored 1997's The Lost Children of Berlin. The following year, Wang served as the associate composer on Moll's The Last Days, which won the Academy AwardÂ for Best Documentary Feature. Wang has since created the music for the Moll-directed documentaries Price for Peace, Burma Bridge Busters and The Four Chaplains: Sacrifice at Sea. Wang more recently scored the documentary One Six Right.
Wang's list of credits also includes numerous animated films, direct-to-video features and series. He has also written music for such live-action television series as American Family, created by Gregory Nava and starring Edward James Olmos and Sonia Braga; That's Life, starring Debi Mazar, Ellen Burstyn and Paul Sorvino; Tales From the Crypt; Cops; and China Beach.
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