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Questions Arise Over Death Of Expendables Stuntman

2nd November 2011

Conflicting reports in the Bulgarian press about what actually occurred during second-unit filming for The Expendables 2 when one stuntman was killed and another seriously injured have yet to be sorted out by officials, and...

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Mickey Rourke Out Of Expendables 2

19th October 2011

Mickey Rourke has pulled out of 'The Expendables 2'. The 59-year-old actor - who played the role of Tool in the first Sylvester Stallone-directed action film - will not be taking part in the sequel,...

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Mickey Rourke Signs Up To Java Heat

12th October 2011

Mickey Rourke has signed up to appear in 'Java Heat'.The 'Wrestler' actor will reunite with his 'Immortals' co-star, 'Twilight Saga' hunk Kellan Lutz, after both joined the cast of the independent thriller, which is to...

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Liam Hemsworth Joins Expendables Sequel

20th September 2011

Liam Hemsworth has joined the cast of 'The Expendables 2'.The 'Hunger Games' actor will play a sniper in the forthcoming blockbuster sequel, though no other details of his exact role in the film have yet...

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The Expendables 2 To Shoot In China

25th August 2011

Sylvester Stallone's 'The Expendables 2' is to be partly shot in China.The 'Rocky' actor - who starred in and directed the first instalment of the action movie - and his financier Nu Image are looking...

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Asian Film Mastermind To Be Honoured

18th March 2011

The man who helped turn Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan into international stars is to be honoured with one of Asia's top movie awards.Hong Kong producer Raymond Chow will be the Lifetime Achievement...

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Jet Li Becomes A Citizen Of Singapore

25th January 2011

Chinese movie star JET LI has become a Singaporean citizen.The kung fu legend was born in Beijing, China, but has held an American passport for the last two decades. He has settled in Singapore in...

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Dolph Lundgren Has Career Regrets

28th December 2010

Dolph Lundgren believes he has "hurt" his career by "selling out".The action legend admits he has occasionally signed up for movies based just for the money on offer, and admits it becomes a problem if...

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Jackie Chan's Film Museum?

8th November 2010

Jackie Chan wants to open a museum filled with things he has collected.The 'Karate Kid' actor plans to create Jackie Chan World, a place where he can put everything he has purchased over the years...

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'I Miss Aaliyah Everyday' Says Missy Elliot

26th August 2010

Pop star AALIYAH died nine years ago on August 25th 2010 in an airplane crash whilst travelling back to the US from the Bahamas. A child prodigy, Aaliyah recorded her first album at just 14-years...

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Statham & Li Happy To Redeem Themselves In Expendables

25th August 2010

JASON STATHAM was grateful for the chance to reteam with JET LI in THE EXPENDABLES - so the action duo could redeem themselves for their past movie flops.The British movie hunk previously starred alongside Li...

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Van Damme Refused To Lose To Li In Expendables Fight

17th August 2010

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME refused to appear in SYLVESTER STALLONE's all-star action film THE EXPENDABLES, because he would have to lose a fight to JET LI.Stallone corralled a hitlist of Hollywood hard men to appear in...

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Sylvester Stallone Not Guilty About Violence

13th August 2010

Sylvester Stallone has said that the violence in his movies is justifiable as he only kills the bad guys. The 'Expendables' star doesn't feel guilty about the violence because it only affects "those who deserve...

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Sylvester Stallone Planning Expendables Sequel

11th August 2010

Sylvester Stallone is planning an 'Expendables' sequel. The action hero admits if the first movie is a success at the box office, he already has plans for a "radical" follow-up. He told the Los Angeles...

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Sylvester Stallone Meets Soldiers

10th August 2010

Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren met soldiers on the red carpet at 'The Expendables' premiere last night (09.08.10).The trio of action stars happily chatted with troops from the British Army and posed for...

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Kellan Lutz Scarred By Machete

23rd June 2010

Kellan Lutz was cut by a machete while shooting his latest film.The 25-year-old actor loves tackling his own stunts but left his agent horrified when the knife action got out of hand on his new...

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Film About China's Founding Breaks Records

20th October 2009

The Founding of a Republic , a movie about the victory of Mao Tse-Tung's Communist forces over Chiang Kai-Shek's Nationalist army 60 years ago, has broken the box-office record for a Chinese film, according to...

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Li Returns To Chinese Film

25th August 2009

Martial artist-turned-actor JET LI is set to thrill audiences in his native China - he is returning to his roots following a series of Hollywood productions.Li first made his name in the Hong Kong film...

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Li Joins Aid Effort In Typhoon-struck Taiwan

15th August 2009

Chinese actor JET LI has joined aid workers in Taiwan to hand out urgently needed supplies to survivors of the vicious typhoon which devastated areas of the country last week (ends09Aug09).The action star has teamed...

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Fascinating Fact 7552

17th June 2009

Chinese action star JET LI has reportedly become a Singapore citizen after snapping up 20 million Singapore dollars ($14 million) worth of property in the city.

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Pictures Of Stallone's The Expendables Released

14th April 2009

The first stills from forthcoming SYLVESTER STALLONE action movie THE EXPENDABLES have been released.Although the film has only been shooting for a couple of weeks, images of the production's efforts so far have already been...

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Li Named Goodwill Ambassador

3rd April 2009

Chinese action star JET LI has been selected as a United Nations (U.N.) Goodwill Ambassador to work on key health issues. The actor has been hailed for his community work by the U.N.'s World Health Organisation...

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Fascinating Fact 6715

27th January 2009

Martial arts movie star JET LI and Bollywood star AMITABH BACHCHAN are set to put in appearances at this year's (09) World Economic Forum. The pair will attend the annual Davos, Switzerland event, which debates...

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Rambo To Team Up With Li + The Transporter

7th November 2008

Action men SYLVESTER STALLONE, JET LI and JASON STATHAM are to team up in an explosive new movie. The tough guy trio will star in The Expendables, based on a script penned by Stallone, according...

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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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Cotillard + Baron Cohen To Join Oscars Committee

24th June 2008

A group of actors including French star MARION COTILLARD, SACHA BARON COHEN, RAY WINSTONE, JET LI and JOSH BROLIN have been invited to join the voting committee of the Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion...

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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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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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