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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...

Jackie Chan Unwanted In China

China has confirmed a report that first appeared in the Asian edition of Variety this week that Hong Kong star Jackie Chan's Rush Hour 3 won't be shown in China. Although Variety had noted that...

Chan Movie Angers China

JACKIE CHAN's new action comedy sequel RUSH HOUR 3 is facing release difficulties in his native country because it's been branded "fundamentally anti-Chinese". The Hong Kong-born actor's film has prompted controversy over a scene where...

Chan And Li Film Has A Name + Start Date

The long-awaited movie teaming of martial arts superstars JACKIE CHAN and JET LI will start shooting in China on 2 May (07). Months after the project was announced, the film now also has a name,...

Chan Launches Reality Tv Show

Martial arts superstar JACKIE CHAN has launched a new Chinese TV show project in a bid to find his movie successor. More than 100,000 fans have reportedly signed up to try out for the reality...

Stuntman Claims To Have Doubled For Action Man Chan

JACKIE CHAN's reputation for doing all his own movie action sequences has been thrown into doubt after a stuntman's claims to have doubled for the martial arts star. BRUCE LAW made his revelation on his...

Timberlake Slimes Up A Storm At The Kids Choice Awards

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE made sure last night's (31MAR07) Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards were a messy affair when he became one of many celebrities to get 'slimed' at the Los Angeles prizegiving. The pop superstar hosted the...

Chan Launches Police Recruitment Initiative In Los Angeles

RUSH HOUR star JACKIE CHAN has given Los Angeles police a boost after agreeing to star in a new recruitment campaign. The martial arts hero donned police attire to join Los Angeles County Sheriff LEE...

Shilpa Sizzles On Celeb Big Bro

This year's batch of fame-hungry celebrities in the Big Brother house looked utterly baffled by the identity of their fellow housemates and perhaps the most confused was Bollywood siren SHILPA SHETTY.India's answer to ANGELINA JOLIE...

By on 04 January 2007

Curse Is Anything But At Chinese Box Office

It took Zhang Yimou's Curse of the Golden Flower just two weekends to become the biggest box-office hit in China for 2006. Daily Variety reported that the film earned $6.4 million in its second weekend,...

Chan Sets Up New Production Company

Martial arts movie star JACKIE CHAN is planning to make 10 new films after setting up a new production company in China. The RUSH HOUR actor has revealed he is scouting for new talent and...

Chan Injured On Set - Again

Action star JACKIE CHAN has injured his chest while shooting movie sequel RUSH HOUR 2. The Hong Kong actor was hit with a steel-reinforced wooden table, just months after he was kicked in the same...

Chan's Porn Past

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN once starred in an X-rated adult movie- but doesn't regret his porn past. The RUSH HOUR star starred in the film ALL IN THE FAMILY, 31 years ago when he...

Chan Launches Cosmetics Line

Martial arts movie star JACKIE CHAN has launched his own cosmetics line in his native Hong Kong. The enterprising RUSH HOUR star, who already owns a clothing label and a restaurant chain, has teamed up...

Chan Admits English Language Problems

Hong Kong action star JACKIE CHAN is struggling to shoot new movie RUSH HOUR 3 because he can't get his mouth around the tricky dialogue. Despite his advancing years, the 52-year-old has no difficulties completing...

Chinese Mag Loses Appeal Over Naked Pop Shots

LATEST: A Hong Kong magazine that printed secretly shot semi-naked photos of a local pop star has lost its appeal against an obscenity ruling. GILLIAN CHUNG, one half of popular female duo TWINS, was snapped...

Chan And Li To Face Off In New Film

Martial arts superstars JACKIE CHAN and JET LI will face off for the first time on the big screen in a new feature film. The two martial-arts experts have long said they would like to...

Polanski To Play Cop In Rush Hour 3

Movie maker ROMAN POLANSKI is set to step out from behind the camera to play a French cop in the latest RUSH HOUR film. The part marks THE PIANIST director's first Hollywood acting appearance since...

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 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 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'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 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: '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...

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