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Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson will reteam for Shanghai Dawn

I don't know karate, but I know ka-razy
May 15
As Coming Soon noted yesterday, MGM is finally moving forward with Shanghai Dawn, the sequel to Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson films Shanghai Noon (2000) and Shanghai Knights (2003). As Flixist EIC Matthew Razak said in our staff em... read
Expendables 3 Trailer

Final trailer for The Expendables 3

Aug 04
Due to some unfortunate events, a digital copy of The Expendables 3 was leaked onto the Internet and was pirated more than 2 million times. Now Lionsgate is trying to sue the individuals responsible claiming that the piracy ... read
That's the Furious 6 font, right?
The folks over at Yahoo Movies have released the first teaser for The Expendables 3, showing a couple action beats and the film's pretty sizable cast. I didn't much care for The Expendables One, with its dark color palette a... read feature

Extremely brief but great.
We've been completely in the dark with The Expendables 3. We've heard about all of that ugly stuff behind the scenes about Bruce Willis, the numerous additions to the cast, but no one really knows what's going on. There... read feature

A final harrumph over Jackie Chan's last hurrah
When the first promo/trailer hit for CZ12 (aka Chinese Zodiac), I bought into the hype and the possibility of the film. When news landed that CZ12 was going to be Jackie Chan's last big action movie, I was eager to see how he... read feature

J - A - C... See you real soon!
During an event in Beijing, Jackie Chan said he's interested in creating his own theme park in Yizhuang. According to the Malaysia Times, the park will be called JC World. The two square kilometer park will be comprised of fi... read feature

Go and make your heroes proud, Jackie
Even though Jackie Chan is working on a new Police Story film (Police Story 2013), his days of big and crazy action are apparently at an end with Chinese Zodiac. You can see some of that death-defying action at the Jackie Cha... read feature

Check out some of Jackie Chan's best films 6/23 to 6/27
Jackie Chan was in New York last week, but there's a whole lot more Chan in store for the city. This weekend, the Jackie Chan Experience begins at the Walter Reade Theater. The largest Jackie Chan retrospective in North Amer... read feature

Based on his book 1998 I Am Jackie Chan
At a press conference today in New York, Jackie Chan mentioned that he is currently preparing a stage musical based on his own life. Adapted from his 1998 autobiography I Am Jackie Chan, the musical would chronicle his c... read feature

Expendables 3

Expendables 3 adds Cage, Chan, Snipes and Jovovich

Not a bad day bad day bad day!
Jun 03
Okay, I'm going to type this calmly. You know how awesome The Expendables was when Sylvester Stallone, Ahnuld Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis had that one scene together? You know how awesome The Expendables 2 wasn't because... read
Rumble in Manhattan with The Film Society and The New York Asian Film Festival
Oh damn, fellas! Jackie Chan is going to be in New York City on Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th. This appearance is thanks to the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Asian Film Festival, and the Hong Kong Ec... read feature

Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac hits US spring/summer 2013

Dec 27
There's finally word on the US release of Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac, his 101st movie and his last balls-to-the-walls action flick. Ramy Choi (director of distribution and acquisition at Chan's Jackie & JJ Internationa... read

During a press conference for Chinese Zodiac (CZ12), Jackie Chan mentioned that Sylvester Stallone has given him a role in The Expendables 3. It seems like the role will be meatier than a mere cameo. As Chan explained: Sly h... read feature

Trailer: Chinese Zodiac (Hong Kong)

A new trailer for Jackie Chan's 101st film
Dec 17
Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac (CZ12) hits Asian theaters this week, and this Hong Kong trailer for the film gives a good sense of the film's scope and story. Again, it looks like a possible return to form for Chan, whose best... read
Jackie Chan's finer moments from 2000-2012
Roughly one year ago following the release of a promo video for Chinese Zodiac (CZ12), I did a list of the 12 best Jackie Chan fight scenes. The list ended at 1999's Gorgeous. Now, with the premiere of Chinese Zodiac and... read feature

Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

One last trailer for Jackie Chan's 101st movie
Dec 11
Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac premieres tomorrow and then comes out across China on December 20th. Here's one last trailer for the film, which is basically an extended version of the first trailer from back in May that includ... read
"Most Stunts Performed by a Living Actor" and "Most Credits in One Movie"
We're one week away from the overseas release of Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st movie, and Chan has set two new world records in the process. Guinness World Records officially awarded Chan "Most Stunts Performed by a Liv... read feature

Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

Oct 17
This latest trailer for Chinese Zodiac (aka Armour of God 3) isn't as awesome as the rollerblade suit trailer from late August or the more traditional trailer from May. It's not even as keen as that initial promo from last y... read

Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

Aug 29
Ever since the first promo video for Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac (the third Armour of God movie), I've been excited that this would be a return to form like 2004's New Police Story. If this teaser is any indication, Chan pr... read

Jackie Chan slates new English-language Hollywood film

Jun 28
Jackie Chan is setting up his next movie, though sadly it's not a remake of Gene Kelly's It's Always Fair Weather. (Maybe next time.) Currently untitled, the project is described as a "two-hander action comedy" in which Chan ... read

Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

May 21
At the end of last year, we showed you a promo video for Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st movie. Here's the first official trailer for the film, and it's got me pretty excited. If this is Chan's last big ballsy action fil... read

Last week we reported that Chinese Zodiac will be Jackie Chan's last big action movie. We and many other news sources took this as a sign that Jackie Chan was retiring from the genre. Turns out, he has no intention of quittin... read feature

Earlier we reported that Jackie Chan is retiring from action movies. He's 58 years old now, exhausted, and he feels reluctant to do action films given all the violence in the world. (He left the door open for Karate Kid 2 and... read feature

[UPDATE: Jackie Chan says he is NOT retiring from action films.] Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st film, will also be his last big action movie. At a Cannes news conference he said the world is too violent and that he's ver... read feature

Zak Penn rewriting Karate Kid 2: Karate Kidder

Feb 09
The 2010 kung-fu remake of The Karate Kid did well at the box office ($359 million worldwide... yeah, seriously), so there was bound to be a sequel. Wasn't bad for what it was. I mean, at least you got to see Jackie Chan beat... read

Jackie Chan's 101st movie, Chinese Zodiac, comes out in about a year. It promises to be a return to form for the 57 year old actor, whose career as a stunt performer and action star is four decades long. As a big Jackie Chan ... read feature

Chinese Zodiac looks like vintage Jackie Chan goodness

Dec 13
Jackie Chan's 101st film is coming out on 12-12-2012. It's called Chinese Zodiac, and if the old info about the film still holds true, it's the long-brewing sequel to Armour of God and Operation Condor. That means some globe... read

Trailer: 1911

Sep 20
Until just now, watching the trailer for 1911 before writing this post, I'd thought that Jackie Chan had retired from acting. I have absolutely no evidence of this fact, just the notion in my little brain that he's quit... read

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