Jet Li

Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Hoohah

Film star Jet Li’s planned promotion of Tai Chi around the world, backed by Chinese Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma, is no mere business venture. Rather, it is an heroic attempt to boost China’s currently feeble...

Viewpoint: Why China Could Turn Green

Time Magazine reports on a new intiative by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and martial arts star Jet Li to introduce solar power to villages across China: When former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and philanthropic...

China’s Pusher of Philanthropy

Movie star Jet Li has launched a new philanthropic organization and is working to get more Chinese citizens involved, after signing on celebrities from Bill Clinton to Donatella Versace. From the Washington Post: Bill Clinton,...

‘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...

Jet Li Attacks China Film Censors – BBC

Just as the chairman of China’s state-run movie studio called for more patriotism in movies, superstar Jet Li slammed government censorship of Hollywood movies: Writing on his website, the star said his 2000 hit Romeo Must Die was banned by censors for featuring gangsters. In 2001, Kiss of the Dragon was banned because Li’s character, […]

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 […]

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