Jackie Chan

Sentence of the Week: Control Chinese People

The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online...

Jackie Chan: US, Not China, Most Corrupt Country

The Daily Mail reports Hong Kong action star, Jackie Chan, has called America ‘the most corrupt country in the world’: ‘If you talk about corruption, the entire world, the United States has no...

Wukan Tests Democracy With Historic Vote

Residents of Wukan, the village in Guangdong province which garnered global attention in connection with violent land grab demonstrations late last year, went to the polls Wednesday to select a committee to oversee the election...

‘Karate Kid’ Update Breaks Down Some Chinese Walls

The Los Angeles Times reports on the filming of the updated version of the Karate Kid in China: With more than 1.3 billion residents, China is both the world’s most populous nation and one of Hollywood’s biggest...

China Adds a Feature to Phones: Patriotism

State-controlled Chinese phone company, China Mobile, has changed customer’s ring-back tones to a patriotic song for the October 1st holiday. The song, sung by Jackie Chan, is the patriotic song called “Guojia”...

10 Questions for Jackie Chan

Time magazine has an interview with Jackie Chan about his new film Shinjuku Incident. The film deals with illegal immigrants living in Japan. Chan was asked what message he wanted to send with the movie: We want to send out a...

China Marks 100 Days to Olympics

“With 100 days remaining until the Olympic Games get underway, Chinese authorities are marking the milestone with a series of events.” From BBC: …Early on Wednesday morning, thousands of residents of the...

‘Kingdom’ Nabs Top China Box Office Opening Ever in US

‘The Forbidden Kingdom’ (功夫之王), the first collaboration between martial arts film legends Jet Li and Jackie Chan, appears to have a set a new record for a “Chinese” film. From Hollywood Today: It was the...

‘The Forbidden Kingdom’

From Los Angeles Times: “The Forbidden Kingdom” is kung fu light, the kind of martial arts family film that results when the director who made “Stuart Little” and “The Lion King” gets to work...

Jackie Chan Film ‘Angers Chinese’ – BBC News

Jackie Chan’s new movie “Rush Hour 3” makes Chinese officials unhappy and “it may not be released there,” BBC says. They are unhappy at a scene where a family involved in organised crime visit Paris, according to Variety Asia, which quotes sources close to the film. And this association with Triad gang members has angered […]

Jackie Chan, Jet Li Unite to Remake Classic Characters – CRIENGLISH

From CRIENGLISH via Xinhua: Chinese action stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li will team up for the first time to star a new film inspired by legendary classical Chinese novel “Journey to the West (Ë•øÊ∏∏ËÆ∞)” written during the Ming Dynasty. According to investor Huayi Brothers Company, Jet Li and Jackie Chan will play two famous […]

Jackie Chan to produce ten movies in China – ApunKaChoice

From ApunKaChoice.Com: Martial Arts superstar Jackie Chan said on his Web site Tuesday that he has a new film company in China. “I just started a company in China and I will be producing 10 films,” Chan said on his official Web site. The Hong Kong action star, who is currently filming ‘Rush Hour 3’ […]

Ever wonder what it would be like to be Jackie Chan? – Onemanbandwidth

From Onemanbandwidth: He says he wakes up daily feeling pain in his waist, knees and shoulders. Not bad for a guy‚Äìwho should be a spokesperson for some 24-hour Emergency-care chain‚Äìwho has broken every bone in his 5‚Ä≤6‚Ä≥ body. He banged up his chest on the set of the China smash hit “Rob-B-Hood,”and then reinjured it […]



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