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Chan Hits Out At Hollywood Restrictions

Action hero JACKIE CHAN has blasted Hollywood over its obsession with strict safety rules compared to his native Hong Kong. Chan claims movie directors in America never listened to him when he first started out...

Chan Prefers Chinese Method Of Camera Testing

JACKIE CHAN prefers making movies in his native China when it comes to camera tests, because Hollywood directors spend a lot longer making sure everything is right. The RUSH HOUR star thinks US film-makers are...

Chan Turns Down Rambo

JACKIE CHAN turned down the chance to appear in the next RAMBO movie but hasn't ruled out appearing alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE one day. The Hong Kong action star is great friends with Stallone, and the...

Chan Turns Down Rambo

JACKIE CHAN turned down the chance to appear in the next RAMBO movie but hasn't ruled out appearing alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE one day. The Hong Kong action star is great friends with Stallone, and the...

Chan Prefers Chinese Method Of Camera Testing

JACKIE CHAN prefers making movies in his native China when it comes to camera tests, because Hollywood directors spend a lot longer making sure everything is right. The RUSH HOUR star thinks US film-makers are...

Chan's Dream Dramatic Project Put On Hold

JACKIE CHAN's dream movie, about landmines in Cambodia, has been put on hold - so its director can produce the 2008 Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies. The film, as yet untitled, was ready to...

Chan: 'There Will Never Be Another Me'

JACKIE CHAN is confident there will never be another star like him, because he created the mould for martial arts-performing Hollywood stunt actors. The Hong Kong-born star has enjoyed a phenomenally successful career - one...

Chan 'Fed Up' With Martial Arts Roles

RUSH HOUR star JACKIE CHAN has had enough of martial arts films and is turning his sights to lighter roles. The Hong Kong actor, 52, already considers himself a "legend" for lasting so long as...

Chan Joins Peta To Stop Chinese Dog Culls

Kung fu star JACKIE CHAN has joined forces with People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) in urging Chinese authorities to stop large-scale dog culls to combat rabies. The SHANGHAI NOON actor has called...

Jackie Chan Protests Paparazzi Pictures

Jackie Chan, one of Hong Kong's most celebrated film personalities, participated in an actors' protest Tuesday, during which a petition was presented to the Hong Kong government demanding tighter regulation of gossip publications. The protest...

Celebs' Silent March For Nude Pop Star

Kung-fu star JACKIE CHAN has been supported by a host of Chinese celebrities in a silent protest against the publication of nude pictures of a young Hong Kong pop star. GILLIAN CHUNG, one half of...

Ratner Reaches For The Stars

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER is keen to turn his RUSH HOUR 3 movie into an all-star sequel after negotiating parts for his X-MEN: THE LAST STAND star SIR IAN MCKELLEN and former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS....

Jackson Lands Li/chan Film

LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON is in talks to bring martial arts movie heroes JACKIE CHAN and JET LI together on the big screen. The movie-maker has been signed to direct an untitled...

Chan: 'My Kung-fu Films Are Not Violent'

Kung-fu star JACKIE CHAN is determined to keep his movies clean, because he is aware he is a role model for children. Chan insists his martial arts films may be action-packed, but he works hard...

Chan: 'I'm Not A Saint'

LATEST: Action man JACKIE CHAN is bemused by the media attention over his recent drunk interruptions of a Hong Kong concert, declaring "I'm not a saint". Chan, 52, climbed onto the stage during a gig...

Chan Sobers Up And Says Sorry

LATEST: Action superstar JACKIE CHAN has apologised and asked for forgiveness after getting drunk and jumping on stage at a concert on Sunday (09JUL06). Chan was attending a performance by Taiwanese singer/songwriter JONATHAN LEE when...

Drunk Jackie Chan Interrupts Concert

Action star JACKIE CHAN reportedly leaped on stage during a concert in his native Hong Kong while under the influence of alcohol. The actor had been invited to attend the performance by Taiwanese singer/songwriter JONATHAN...

Jolie Takes On First Film Role Since Birth

ANGELINA JOLIE is re-teaming with JACK BLACK for her first film role since giving birth to daughter SHILOH NOUVEL JOLIE-PITT in May (06). The Oscar-winner will join Black, DUSTIN HOFFMAN, JACKIE CHAN, LUCY LIU and...

Chan Leaves Half His Fortune To Charity

Hong Kong actor JACKIE CHAN will donate half of his fortune to his own charity when he dies. The RUSH HOUR kung fu star refuses to disclose his current net worth, but he revealed his...

Ratner Wants Mckellen To Play It Bad In Rush Hour 3

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER is hoping to persuade busy British thespian SIR IAN MCKELLEN to play the villain in his third RUSH HOUR movie. Ratner, who directed MCKellen in the new X-MEN film, THE LAST STAND,...

Chan's Misery Over Missing Dog

Kung fu movie star JACKIE CHAN is devastated after his beloved pet dog JONES ran away from his Hong Kong home. A "substantial" reward is being offered to anyone with any information that will...

Chan Films Bird Flu Warning

Kung fu king JACKIE CHAN is starring in a new short - he appears in a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) public service announcement warning children about the dangers of bird flu. The goodwill ambassador...

Rush Hour Stars Head To Paris

CHRIS TUCKER, JACKIE CHAN and director BRETT RATNER are all heading to Paris, France, this summer (06) to film the second RUSH HOUR sequel. RUSH HOUR 2 grossed nearly $350 million (GBP200 million) worldwide,...

Chan Attacks Awards Shows

JACKIE CHAN has attacked all movie awards ceremonies as "unfair", insisting the sheer volume of films and prejudices of jurors mean there can never be a clear winner. The kung fu king, who has been...

Chan's Movie Blighted By Baby Troubles

Filming on JACKIE CHAN's new action comedy ROB-B-HOOD was delayed further when the baby they hired to be 'kidnapped' kept falling asleep. Annoyed Chan, who recently had to take time out of filming when he...

Chan Struggles With Injury

LATEST: Kung Fu king JACKIE CHAN is struggling to complete filming of his new film ROB-B-HOOD, because he is still in pain from chest injuries he sustained after a stunt went wrong last week (23MAR06)....

Chan Injured On Set

Kung fu star JACKIE CHAN was admitted to hospital on Thursday (23MAR06) when a stunt went awry on the set of his latest film. A stuntman was wearing the incorrect shoes when he kicked the...

Chan To Be Honoured At Hong Kong Festival

JACKIE CHAN will be honoured at next month's (APR06) Hong Kong Film Festival, along with a host of other martial arts icons . CHING SIU-TUNG will be honoured for designing the fight scenes in HOUSE...

Chan's Fireman Aspirations

Martial arts legend JACKIE CHAN fears he is too old to fulfil his final acting dream and play his ultimate hero - a firefighter. The RUSH HOUR star, who recently served as ambassador for the...

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