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A major-studio feature starring two Chinese actors -- something that in itself would have been unthinkable even a few years ago -- wound up at the top of the U.S. box office over the weekend....

Jackie Chan And Jet Li Rescue Box Office With Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom, starring martial arts icons Jackie Chan and Jet Li, has boosted the North American box office after a bumper opening weekend.The English-language film, the first time Chan and Li have appeared on...

By on 21 April 2008

Li + Chan Movie Opens At Number One

Martial arts icons JET LI and JACKIE CHAN's first big screen collaboration has reaped big rewards at the U.S. box office, crashing in at number one. Their new period action film, The Forbidden Kingdom, beat...

Chan Blasts Olympic Protests

Chinese action star JACKIE CHAN has criticised protestors demonstrating against the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games - insisting they just "want to show off on TV". The Olympic torch relay - which sees the famous flame...

Movie Reviews: The Forbidden Kingdom

The traditional violence of martial-arts films has been toned way down for the family film The Forbidden Kingdom, starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. Critics are expressing mixed reaction about the results. Kyle Smith in...

Chan And Tucker To Reunite

Action man JACKIE CHAN is set to reunite with his RUSH HOUR co-star CHRIS TUCKER in a new movie. The pair, who have appeared together in the crime-fighting action comedy on three occasions, will soon...

Jackie Chan And Chris Tucker To Team Up For Fourth Film

JACKIE CHAN and CHRIS TUCKER are set to reunite for a new movie - but it will not be another RUSH HOUR film.The comedian and martial arts expert have starred together in three instalments if...

By on 15 April 2008

Chan And Zhang Sing Olympic Film Theme Song

Chinese superstars JACKIE CHAN and ZIYI ZHANG have signed up to sing the title track for upcoming Olympic-themed movie THE ONE. The acting duo will join fellow Chinese celebrities Lee-Hom Wang and Stefanie Sun to...

Chan Does His Own Laundry

Martial arts superstar JACKIE CHAN refuses to let professionals clean his underwear when he's staying in hotels - because it's too expensive. The thrifty Rush Hour star insists on washing his T-shirts, underpants and socks...

Chan And Li Plan Second Collaboration

Martial arts giants JACKIE CHAN and JET LI formed such a close bond on new film THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, they're already planning a second movie collaboration. Chan admits he was reluctant to sign up to...

Chan Opens Science Education Centre In Australia

Action star JACKIE CHAN has paid tribute to his late parents by opening a science education centre at an Australian cancer research clinic. The Rush Hour star's father Charlie, who lived Down Under for more...

Chan Mourns Father's Death

Action hero JACKIE CHAN flew to Australia on Saturday (07Mar08) to attend his father's funeral - six years after the death of his mother. The Rush Hour star's father Charlie died in a Hong Kong...

Chan Joins Derek To Save The Sharks

Actress BO DEREK has recruited action man JACKIE CHAN to her campaign to stop wildlife traffickers around the world. The 10 star has become a keen conservation activist after learning the sharks of the Galapagos...

Chan Buys Historic Singaporean Building

Action movie star JACKIE CHAN has purchased a historical building in Singapore for $7.6 million (GBP3.8 million). The three-storey Jinriksha Station in Tanjong Pagar, which was built in 1903, was once the central depot for...

Chan Planning To Produce U.s. Films In China

Jackie Chan disclosed Monday that he and his Rush Hour director Brett Ratner are setting up a Chinese-based film company that will make films for release to the American market. Writing in his blog, Chan...

Chan Opens Coffee Shop In China

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has opened his first coffee shop in mainland China - and pledged to donate some of the profits to local children's charities. The Rush Hour actor launched the latest store...

Chan Got No Rush From Rush Hour Films

Jackie Chan has admitted that he "felt very disappointed" with the three Rush Hour movies he made with Chris Tucker. Writing on his blog, Chan sid, "I felt the style of action was too Americanized,...

Chan Slams 'Too Americanised' Rush Hour Trilogy

Martial arts superstar JACKIE CHAN has hit out at the RUSH HOUR movie trilogy that has made him a household name in the West - insisting the action comedies are "too Americanised". Chan admits that...

La Police Confirm Wilson Suicide Bid

The Santa Monica police visited Owen Wilson's house over an attempted suicide bid, according to the department's police log.The law-enforcement agency's Call for Service report, available online, shows that officers had attended to an attempted...

By on 29 August 2007

Owen Wilson Hospitalised

Hollywood actor Owen Wilson has asked the public to respect his privacy after being admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles for undisclosed reasons.A spokeswoman for the Cedars-Sinai medical centre, Cynthia Harding, said that the...

By on 28 August 2007

Jet And Jackie Too Old For Action

Action stars JET LI and JACKIE CHAN are worried they are too old to pull off fight scenes, and are warning audiences not to get their hopes up about their new film. Li, 44, and...

Traffic Slows For Rush Hour 3

Ordinarily a film that grosses $49.1 million in its opening weekend is considered a probable moneymsker, but some box-office analysts are suggesting that the results for Rush Hour 3 are not only disappointing but probably...

Rush Hour 3 Finishes Top At Us Box Office

Action-comedy Rush Hour 3 has raked in $50.2 million (24.8 million) over the weekend to top the grid as the US box office.The third sequel about the antics of two crime-busting policemen displaced Matt Damon's...

By on 13 August 2007

Chan's Needle Scare

Fearless martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has confessed a secret phobia - he hates needles. The Rush Hour star is known for performing most of his own dangerous stunts and he's even the proud holder...

Chan Too Busy For Family Commitments

Actor JACKIE CHAN is so busy with his movie career, his family have to contact him through his assistant. The Rush Hour star, 53, has no plans for retirement just yet - his work schedule...

Chan Movie Banned In China

LATEST: JACKIE CHAN's new action comedy sequel RUSH HOUR 3 has been sensationally banned in China, despite his status as a national hero. The Hong Kong-born actor's film has prompted controversy in recent weeks over...

Sleeping Chan Missed Jackson Phone Call

Action star JACKIE CHAN was devastated to miss a telephone call from pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON - because his assistant decided not to wake him up. Chan has never spoken to Jackson, who is a...

Weinsteins Making Big Investment In Asian-based Movies

The Weinstein Co. announced plans Wednesday to invest $285 million InAsian-themed projects, including a remake of the 1954 Kurosawa film TheSeven Samurai. In a statement, company said that it had also invested anundisclosed amount in...

Chan Sells Oatcakes

Action man JACKIE CHAN is teaming up with Scottish food manufacturers Walkers to launch a range of oatcakes in his native Hong Kong and China. The Rush Hour star, 53, will appear in TV and...

Chan To Continue Stunt Work Into Old Age

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has refused the help of stunt doubles on set, insisting, "I'll do it myself until my body will tell me stop". The fearless 53-year-old stunned the crew on the set...

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