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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...

Chan Donates Historic Houses To University

Actor JACKIE CHAN is to donate his collection of historical Chinese houses to a new university in Singapore. The Rush Hour star owns seven wooden homes dating back to the country's Ming and Qing dynasties, as...

Chan Goes Green With Minimal Flushes

Actor JACKIE CHAN urges the cast and crew on his film sets to conserve water - by flushing the toilet just once at the end of the day. The action star is intent on using his...

Chan To Mentor Karate Kid

Martial arts actor JACKIE CHAN is in negotiations to star as MR. MIYAGI in a remake of THE KARATE KID. The Rush Hour star is being lined up as the mentor to Will Smith's son...

Jackie Chan Lined Up For Karate Kid Remake

Martial arts star Jackie Chan is reportedly in talks to star in a new version of The Karate Kid.The Rush Hour actor is in discussions to reprise the role of mentor Mr Miyagi, taken by...

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Chan Voted Film Group's Vice-chairman

Movie action man JACKIE CHAN has been named the vice-chairman of a new film association which will tie together moviemaking in Hong Kong and China. Chan and other prominent Hong Kong filmmakers have joined the...

Lopez + Cyrus Set To Take On Jackie Chan

Funnyman GEORGE LOPEZ and MILEY CYRUS' father BILLY RAY CYRUS are to team up as evil secret agents in a new JACKIE CHAN movie. The odd couple will star in the comedy The Spy Next...

Actor Kim Chan Dies

Chinese actor KIM CHAN, who has starred in films alongside ROBERT DE NIRO, JERRY LEWIS and JACKIE CHAN, has died. Kim Chan, born in 1917, passed away on Sunday (05Oct08) in Brooklyn, New York. His...

Chan Happy With Small Olympics Role

JACKIE CHAN is not upset he was only featured for a few minutes in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics - because he was honoured just to be involved with the games....

Chan + Coogan's Onset Games

JACKIE CHAN loved working with STEVE COOGAN on the set of AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS - because they would poke fun at each other's accents. Chan and Coogan would often challenge each other...

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