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Chan Hails Smith As New Martial Arts Star

18th July 2009

JACKIE CHAN has heaped praise on JADEN SMITH's martial arts skills, insisting the youngster is better at kung fu than his own son.Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's 11-year-old son has been taking lessons from...

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Fascinating Fact 7263

29th April 2009

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN's 100th film will be RUMBLE IN THE BRONX director STANLEY TONG's CHINESE ZODIAC....

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Chan Defends China Comments

21st April 2009

JACKIE CHAN has moved to quash the controversy following his recent comments about democracy in China - insisting his remarks were taken out of context. The action star, a Hong Kong native and one of the...

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Chan's China Comments Come Under Fire

20th April 2009

JACKIE CHAN has caused uproar amongst pro-democracy groups after allegedly stating the people of China "need to be controlled" by a strict government. The action star, a Hong Kong native and one of the Communist nation's...

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Chan Gets Musical

1st April 2009

Actor JACKIE CHAN is eyeing up a new career in music - he has agreed to perform at a special one-off concert in Beijing, China. The Rush Hour star will be joined by a host of...

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New Chan Movie 'Too Violent' For China Release

16th February 2009

JACKIE CHAN's new movie will not be released in China - because its director DEREK YEE has deemed it "too violent" for the country's cinema-goers. The action man appears in Shinjuku Incident, a Chinese-language film which...

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Chan Donates Historic Houses To University

13th February 2009

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...

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Chan Goes Green With Minimal Flushes

28th January 2009

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...

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Chan To Mentor Karate Kid

14th January 2009

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...

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Jackie Chan Lined Up For Karate Kid Remake

14th January 2009

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...

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Chan Voted Film Group's Vice-chairman

31st December 2008

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...

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Lopez + Cyrus Set To Take On Jackie Chan

24th November 2008

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...

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The Things They Say 10229

14th November 2008

"You can't compare my work to what JACKIE CHAN does. Jackie Chan really performs all these incredible stunts by himself that you see on camera. The difference here being it's not really me doing these...

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Actor Kim Chan Dies

10th October 2008

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...

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Chan Happy With Small Olympics Role

3rd September 2008

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....

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Chan + Coogan's Onset Games

23rd July 2008

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...

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Fascinating Fact 5524

26th June 2008

ANGELINA JOLIE and JACKIE CHAN have pulled out of the London premiere of their new movie KUNG FU PANDA, which takes place on Thursday night (26Jun08). Stars JACK BLACK, DUSTIN HOFFMAN and LUCY LIU are...

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The Things They Say 8702

25th June 2008

"Well, I want to be a kung-fu king in Asia, and he wants to be a kung-fu king in Asia! But we're friends." Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN insists his rivalry with JET LI is...

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Chan Not Welcomed By Taiwanese Protestors

19th June 2008

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...

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The Things They Say 8549

11th June 2008

"I love BRUCE LEE and JACKIE CHAN. Those two are the giant heroes in my house. If JACKIE CHAN walked in, my kids would drop to their knees!" ANGELINA JOLIE's family love martial arts films....

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Chan Set To Make Earthquake Film

27th May 2008

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...

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Chan Plans Chinese Earthquake Movie

24th May 2008

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...

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Superbad Leading The Pack In Mtv Movie Awards Nominations

7th May 2008

Teen comedy Superbad is the favourite to sweep the board at the MTV Movie awards next month with five nominations, it has been announced.The film's leading men, Michael Cera and Jonah Hill, are up for...

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Fascinating Fast:

24th April 2008

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)....

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Kingdom Kung-pao Hot

22nd April 2008

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....

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Jackie Chan And Jet Li Rescue Box Office With Forbidden Kingdom

21st April 2008

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...

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Li + Chan Movie Opens At Number One

21st April 2008

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...

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Chan Blasts Olympic Protests

20th April 2008

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...

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Movie Reviews: The Forbidden Kingdom

18th April 2008

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...

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Chan And Tucker To Reunite

16th April 2008

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...

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