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Chan Stung By Alleged Shampoo Problem

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has come under fire for endorsing a shampoo which allegedly contained carcinogens.The Rush Hour star has used his movie fame to pitch all manner of products in China, but the...

Chan Wants Kung Fu Introduced To Olympics

Action star JACKIE CHAN is campaigning to bring more martial arts to the Olympics - he wants kung fu to be recognised as an official sport at the Games.The Karate Kid star began learning kung...

Serious Actor Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan gets bored with being asked to be an action star.The 56-year-old actor confesses he has little appetite to recreate roles such as Inspector Lee in 'Rush Hour' and would prefer to work on...

The Karate Kid Comes To London

The stars of 'The Karate Kid' were in London last night for the movie's UK premiere (15.07.10).Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith -accompanied by his parents, 'The Karate Kid' producers Will and Jada and sister Willow...

Will Smith's Tears Of Pride

Will Smith cries whenever he sees his son Jaden on the big screen. The 41-year-old actor - who produced the 12-year-old actor's latest work 'The Karate Kid' alongside his wife Jada Pinkett Smith - takes...

Smiths And Chan Defy Hurricane To Continue Karate Kid Tour

JACKIE CHAN and WILL SMITH and his family have refused to let a hurricane stop them from promoting the KARATE KID movie in Mexico - the stars have flown into the eye of a storm...

Chan: 'Jaden Smith Could Be The New Jackie Chan'

JACKIE CHAN is convinced his THE KARATE KID co-star JADEN SMITH has what it takes to be the next great martial artist superstar - because the youngster is so dedicated to his new fighting skills.Chan...

Karate Kid Takes Down A-team

Thanks to a surprisingly robust performance by Sony/Columbia's The Karate Kid , the box office returned to plus territory over the weekend with the gross for the top 12 films up 9.69 percent over the...

Jaden Smith For Kid Return

Jaden Smith is likely to play the Karate Kid again.The 11-year-old actor and his co-star Jackie Chan have formed such a strong partnership when working on the martial arts movie remake - which is currently...

Movie Reviews The Karate Kid

If you've never seen the original Karate Kid -- and if you're among the under-30s who make up the primary movie audience, you probably haven't -- then you'll probably enjoy the remake, which stars Jackie...

Chan Was A Bully

JACKIE CHAN was a childhood bully - and he only quit tormenting other kids after learning martial arts.The Rush Hour star picked on his classmates until his dad, Charles, found out about his bad behaviour...

Chan Delivers Water To Drought Sufferers

JACKIE CHAN has pitched in to help those affected by a drought in China - by personally delivering much-needed water to the area.The martial arts master travelled to TongRen in China's Guizhou province, where there...

Chan Leads Charity Concert For China's Earthquake Victims

JACKIE CHAN was the star of a charity concert on Monday (26Apr10) which raised $4.8 million (£3.1 million) for victims of the recent earthquake in China.More than 100 celebrities from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan...

Chan's Charitable Birthday Celebration

Action hero JACKIE CHAN celebrated his 56th birthday on Wednesday (07Apr10) by raising money for those affected by a drought in China.The martial arts star gathered friends and family to mark his special day with...

Kids' Choice Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. and Katy Perry are set to present prizes at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday (27.03.10).The famous pair are among a host of stars, including Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Chris Rock,...

Chan Campaigns For Cancer Kid

JACKIE CHAN has launched an internet campaign to help secure a bone marrow donor for an eight-year-old girl suffering from leukaemia.The martial arts star was so moved when he heard about the plight of Natalie...

Happy Hero Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany was desperate to use a machine gun in new film role. The actor - who plays an angel trying to save the world in action movie 'Legion' - said he chose the role...

Valletta: 'I Didn't Make Chan Ill'

Model/actress AMBER VALLETTA has taken offence to action man JACKIE CHAN's allegations she gave him a virus on the set of their new movie THE SPY NEXT DOOR.The martial arts star shared his first onscreen...

Movie Reviews The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door is a kids comedy starring Jackie Chan. What more is there to write about? That's the dilemma critics face in reviewing this film. Many of them end up reviewing the outtakes...

Fox Throws The Book At Avatar

Despite complaints from some liberal groups and individuals that the Avatar plot runs counter to Martin Luther King's dream of racial equality, the national holiday honoring the civil rights leader is expected to see the...

Jackie Chan's Quiet Son

Jackie Chan doesn't speak to his son.The 'Rush Hour' actor admits he isn't close to his 27-year-old offspring and knows it must be hard for him to have a famous actor for a father.He said:...

Chan Broke His Finger On Film Set

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN broke his finger during a fight scene in his new film THE SPY NEXT DOOR - and had to snap it back into place or risk stalling the movie.Chan noticed...

Chan Planning Musical

JACKIE CHAN is planning to tell his life story through song and dance - the martial arts star is writing his own musical.The Chinese action hero admits he's been a fan of American musicals since...

Chan & Lee Waxworks To Bookend Hollywood's Chinese New Year Celebrations

Movie star JACKIE CHAN is to be immortalised in wax in Hollywood as part of Los Angeles' Chinese New Year celebrations.The action man will unveil his wax figure likeness at the world's latest Madame Tussauds...

Film About China's Founding Breaks Records

The Founding of a Republic , a movie about the victory of Mao Tse-Tung's Communist forces over Chiang Kai-Shek's Nationalist army 60 years ago, has broken the box-office record for a Chinese film, according to...

Chan Hails Smith As New Martial Arts Star

JACKIE CHAN has heaped praise on JADEN SMITH's martial arts skills, insisting the youngster is better at kung fu than his own son.Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's 11-year-old son has been taking lessons from...

Chan Defends China Comments

JACKIE CHAN has moved to quash the controversy following his recent comments about democracy in China - insisting his remarks were taken out of context. The action star, a Hong Kong native and one of the...

Chan's China Comments Come Under Fire

JACKIE CHAN has caused uproar amongst pro-democracy groups after allegedly stating the people of China "need to be controlled" by a strict government. The action star, a Hong Kong native and one of the Communist nation's...

Chan Gets Musical

Actor JACKIE CHAN is eyeing up a new career in music - he has agreed to perform at a special one-off concert in Beijing, China. The Rush Hour star will be joined by a host of...

New Chan Movie 'Too Violent' For China Release

JACKIE CHAN's new movie will not be released in China - because its director DEREK YEE has deemed it "too violent" for the country's cinema-goers. The action man appears in Shinjuku Incident, a Chinese-language film which...

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