Jack Chan is taking quite a departure from his normal, good guy, roles in the new film The Foreigner from director Martin Campbell (Casino Royale). Former James Bond, Pierce Brosnan is also in the film based on the Stephen Leather novel The Chinaman which was adapted by David Marconi. In the Foreigner, Chan plays a […]
A clip for the Lego Ninjago Movie – Sensi Wu has been released. The film stars Jackie Chan and will be out in 2017. The clip appears to be Sensi Wu taking on a chicken and causing mass destruction very reminiscent of Peter Griffin vs the Chicken on Family Guy.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson are in talks to reprise their Shanghai Noon roles in the upcoming Shanghai Dawn. Napoleon Dynamite‘s Jared Hess is set to direct. Chan and Wilson first teamed up in Shanghai Noon sixteen years ago and generated respectable box office with mix of western parody and […]
While talking with Indie Wire about his new film, Dragon Blade, martial arts film legend Jackie Chan discussed the decline of traditional action films with in-camera stunts and expansive choreography. “We still have a few people who do the real stunts, the real action like Hong Bang, like me, like Sammo Hung and others,” he […]
There is a new film coming out starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody and it’s not a comedy. Dragon Blade, written and directed by Daniel Lee, is a historical epic that tells the tale of Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions during the Han Dynasty. An (Chan) is framed […]
Expendables 3 has gotten a PG-13 rating from the MPAA. As opposed to the R ratings of the first two films. That could be good and bad for the film. Most people going to see the movie are expecting a certain level of violence and that would have to have been toned down for the […]
It’s a pretty badly kept secret but Mel Gibson has been offered (and may have even signed up for) one of the two lead roles in Dragon Blade, an upcoming Chinese action film. The story is set during the high times of the Roman Empire, and Gibson will be playing a Roman military leader lost […]
I might have wanted a better gift for him, however, than the report that The Karate Kid 2 is a go.
Directed by Sheng Ding - who previously directed Jackie Chan in Little Big Soldier - this new Police Story film looks very promising indeed.
Jackie Chan is expendable.
It's a good news, bad news scenario.
This looks like the Jackie Chan film we've been waiting a very long time to see.
I'm about to lose control and I think I like it.
Sad news coming out of Cannes today is Jackie Chan’s announcement that he will be retiring from the world of action movies. The 58 year-old actor has had an impressive run, having starred in over 100 films, most of which were in the action genre. The decision, he says, is a combination of wanting to […]
There’s no actual footage in the first promo for Chinese Zodiac, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t loaded with action. There are stunts galore, all shown in B-roll, behind the scenes footage. And so, already this is looking like the kind of Jackie Chan picture he built his reputation with some twenty five or thirty […]
It’s big, bold and government sanctioned. Here’s the first teaser for Jackie Chan’s exciting looking, propaganda infused epic, 1911. The film is scheduled for release later this year in order to mark the 100th anniversary of the Chinese revolution. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdX3FGdEshA[/youtube] The irony of this first trailer coming from the film’s official Japanese website amuses me, […]
According to a report from his native Spain, a young man called Alex Gonzalez has been given the role of Tornado in the upcoming X-Men: First Class. The character is, according to the report, possessed of “great physical and mental dexterity”. Okay, but there’s just one thing… I’ve never heard of a mutant called Tornado. […]