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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...

By on 14 January 2009

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...

Chan Not Welcomed By Taiwanese Protestors

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN was met with an icy reception when he arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (18Jun08), with protestors chanting for the star to "get out". The Rush Hour actor flew to the...

Chan Set To Make Earthquake Film

Martial arts action hero JACKIE CHAN is planning to make a film about the Chinese earthquake to raise money for its survivors.The TUXEDO star said he was in meetings with directors and scriptwriters to get...

By on 27 May 2008

Chan Plans Chinese Earthquake Movie

Movie action man JACKIE CHAN is planning to make a film about last week's (ends16May08) devastating Chinese earthquake, which left almost 60,000 dead and more than five million homeless. The 7.9-magnitude quake stunned the world...

Fascinating Fast:

Martial arts legend JACKIE CHAN is the latest celebrity to have his likeness transformed into a waxwork at Madame Tussauds in New York. The new model was unveiled on Tuesday (22Apr08)....

Kingdom Kung-pao Hot

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...

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