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Jackie Chan Displays Handprints In Avenue Of Stars

6th April 2004

JACKIE CHAN and JOHN WOO's handprints will go on display at Hong Kong's new Avenue of Stars - as a tribute to the island's top two entertainers. The handprints of RUMBLE IN THE...

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Jackie Chan Knocks Taiwan's Election

29th March 2004

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN has sparked controversy by branding Taiwan's recent presidential election "the biggest joke in the world". President CHEN SHUI-BIAN narrowly won the 20 March (04) vote, but the opposition wants...

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Macy Gets Set For The Movies

19th December 2003

MACY GRAY is planning an acting onslaught in 2004 with a string of movie roles. The singer will kick off the new year as soul queen CARLA THOMAS in American retro drama AMERICAN DREAMS...

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Jackie Chan: Owen Wilson Is A Wimp

30th November 2003

Veteran martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has named OWEN WILSON as the biggest wimp he has ever worked with. The pair starred together in hit action comedy SHANGHAI KNIGHTS, and Jackie says Owen didn't...

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Jackie Chan Slams Us Films Reliance On Cgi

28th November 2003

Legendary martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has blasted American movie bosses for relying too heavily on computer generated imagery (CGI) in action films. The POLICE STORY actor - who has broken nearly every bone...

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Chan Plans Acting Career

28th November 2003

Movie hero JACKIE CHAN has an odd ambition - he wants to become an actor. The SHANGHAI KNIGHTS superstar has accepted that his filmography consists of movies that would never win OSCARS for their...

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Virgin Boss' New Movie

20th November 2003

VIRGIN boss RICHARD BRANSON's autobiography LOSING MY VIRGINITY is to be turned into a movie. Los Angeles-based production financing firm CRYSTAL SKY has bought the film rights to Branson's story with the intention of...

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Chan Signs Up For Pink Panther

19th November 2003

High-kicking star JACKIE CHAN has signed up to join STEVE MARTIN in the new PINK PANTHER movie. Chan will play INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU's hapless servant KATO in BIRTH OF THE PINK PANTHER - following the...

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Arnold Makes Hot-tub Film Cameo

16th October 2003

Governor-elect of California ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER could be soon mocking his own "wandering-hands" image on the big-screen. According to New York news site PAGESIX, upcoming JACKIE CHAN movie AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS features...

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Another Sars Show For The Stones

4th September 2003

The ROLLING STONES are setting out to battle SARS again - in Hong Kong. After headlining a free concert in Toronto, Canada, to help boost post-SARS tourism there, the group will now team up...

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Chan Shows Too Much

25th August 2003

JACKIE CHAN made sure naked scenes in his new movie THE MEDALLION won't be appearing on the internet anytime soon - he burned them. The Hong Kong superstar refused to wear protective clothing...

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Freddy Vs Jason Stays On Top In America

25th August 2003

Horror flick FREDDY VS JASON has stayed at the top of the American box office for the second week in a row - the first movie to do so since X-MEN 2 in May (03)....

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Jackie Chan Toughened Up At Performing Arts School

19th August 2003

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN credits his enrolment at a performing arts school for toughening him up as a child. The RUSH HOUR star, a native of Hong Kong, was sent to China for...

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Jackie Chan's Marriage Sparked Suicides

19th August 2003

RUSH HOUR star JACKIE CHAN hurt his female fans so much when he announced plans to marry his girlfriend, two of them committed suicide. The Hong Kong native celebrates his 20th wedding anniversary with...

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Jackie Chan Takes On Triads

18th August 2003

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN is fearlessly doing battle with dangerous Triad gangs. The RUSH HOUR star has often spoken out about mob involvement in the Hong Kong film industry and has come to...

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Chan's Obsessive Fans

29th July 2003

Kung-fu expert JACKIE CHAN can produce unbelievable acrobatics on the big screen - but he can't escape the attentions of a bizarre band of obsessive fans in real life. The RUSH HOUR star has...

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Chan's Near Death Stunt

29th July 2003

JACKIE CHAN has broken virtually every bone in his body doing dangerous stunts in his movies - but an incident in one of his early films left the star clinging onto life. The energetic...

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Jackie Chan's New Skills

18th July 2003

Actor JACKIE CHAN's years of martial arts given him new skills he's now proficient in the art of burglary. The RUSH HOUR star, 49, who's currently filming action adventure AROUND THE WORLD IN...

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Jackie Chan's Sound Of Music Fixation

18th July 2003

Kung-fu tough guy JACKIE CHAN has made an unusual choice for his favourite movie of all time - hit musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The RUSH HOUR star, 49, admits he was hooked on...

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Wilson Brothers Fly High

14th July 2003

Brothers OWEN and LUKE WILSON will play pioneering aviators ORVILLE and WILBUR WRIGHT in pal JACKIE CHAN's new movie AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS. The siblings will add to the cameos being played...

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Jackie Chan To Boost Hong Kong Tourism

26th June 2003

Kung-fu movie star JACKIE CHAN's native Hong Kong has requested his help in drawing visitors back to the territory after the SARS outbreak. Hong Kong was removed from the WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION's list of...

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Chris Tucker For Third Rush Hour

26th June 2003

American funnyman CHRIS TUCKER is in negotiations to make a third installment of the hit RUSH HOUR franchise. Tucker's character DETECTIVE JAMES CARTER is the only film role the actor has played since the...

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Owen Wilson's No Tough Guy

16th May 2003

Hollywood actor OWEN WILSON suffers during movie action scenes - because he's a self-confessed coward. The 34-year-old action star, currently making a big-screen version of hit '70s TV show STARSKY AND HUTCH,...

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Knoxville In Hotdog Battle

7th May 2003

JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is set to star in and produce a new comedy - about battling hotdog vendors. The TV prankster - who recently wrapped filming on GRAND THEFT PARSONS - is currently...

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Schwarzenegger And Cleese Up For 80 Days

29th April 2003

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and JOHN CLEESE have signed up to play cameo roles in AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS. The film, which started filming on 13 March (03) in Thailand, moved to Germany this...

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Chan Mourns His Sick Homeland

20th April 2003

Movie martial arts star JACKIE CHAN is devastated about the state of his native Hong Kong now the country has been gripped by the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The RUSH HOUR star...

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Chan Turns Down Nude Invite

11th April 2003

Martial arts supremo JACKIE CHAN has turned down a $10 million (GBP7 million) offer to appear nude in a photo-book. The millionaire star of RUSH HOUR spurned the invitation by Japanese publishers because he...

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Jackie.s Parent.s. Smugglers And Spies

4th April 2003

Action hero JACKIE CHAN's family has a secret past - his mother was a drug smuggler and his father was a spy. The SHANGHAI KNIGHTS superstar is the subject of a new investigative...

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Kathy Bates Takes On Royal Role

31st March 2003

ABOUT SCHMIDT star KATHY BATES is set to take on her most regal role to date - as Britain's QUEEN VICTORIA. The actress will star opposite JACKIE CHAN, STEVE COOGAN, JIM BROADBENT and JOHNNY...

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Hard Man Chan.s Fear Of Water

28th March 2003

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN may be brave when it comes to fighting villainous movie characters - but he's petrified of water. The RUSH HOUR star, who performs most of his own stunts, gets...

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