Action superstar Jackie Chan has publicly expressed his interest in joining the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) during a symposium for Chinese film in Beijing last week.
CCP admirer: The martial arts icon revealed his desire to become an official member of the CCP after being asked to comment on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the party’s centennial celebration on July 1, reported Business Insider.
Action superstar Jackie Chan has opened up about why he is rarely seen in Hollywood films over the past couple of years.
Prolific actor: Following a stellar career in Hong Kong, Chan became a prominent actor worldwide, eventually starring in many American action movies since the ’80s, ScreenRant reported.
Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan was already an adult when he discovered that his father was a former spy and his mother was a drug dealer.
The revelation happened during the production of the 2003 documentary “Traces of the Dragon: Jackie Chan and His Lost Family,” which was directed by Mabel Cheung, according to The Guardian.
Bruce Lee is a legendary action hero and a beloved icon to many people, however, there are some who may disagree.
This discussion was created by a recent portrayal of Lee in a Tarantino film that painted him as a cocky personality that couldn’t even stand his own against a middle-aged stunt man.
Jackie Chan has aligned himself to be among the patriotic Chinese who declared themselves “flag bearers,” soon after news emerged that protesters in Hong Kong threw the Chinese national flag into the sea.
Last week, protesters ripped the Chinese national flag off the flag pole on the Tsim Sha Tsui side of Victoria Harbour and hurled it into the waters. The flag was then replaced with flags bearing the words “Hong Kong Independence.”
An online ranking of the world’s most admired men and women ranked Jackie Chan in third place just behind Microsoft founder Bill Gates and former U.S. President Barack Obama.
The YouGov poll, which aims to determine the world’s most admired people, were compiled with the help of 42,000 people in 41 countries around the world.
The 53-year-old musician shared the post on his social media accounts on June 12, showing a private dinner that he had with Chan, who is said to be a “prominent and outspoken supporter of the Communist Party of China,” according to SoraNews24.
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However, at the time those announcements were made, the two lead actors of the series, Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, weren’t in close proximity to each other. But that all changed yesterday when Chan and Tucker shared a picture together to celebrate the former on his 65th birthday.
Former Hong Kong actress Elaine Ng reportedly called the police on her estranged daughter Etta whom she allegedly had with Jackie Chan after being unable to contact her on Wednesday evening.
According to Etta, she was shocked that firefighters came knocking at her doors around 11 p.m., AsiaOne reports.
The “Rush Hour” franchise is getting a reboot with a familiar twist; the leads of the famous buddy-cop series are set to be women this time around.
According to That Hashtag Show, STX Studios is quietly working on a remake of the famed film franchise, with actress Li Bingbing being offered the co-lead role originated by Jackie Chan. No other significant details have been reported as of yet.
Hong Kong film star Donnie Yen was one of the latest to join the extensive list of celebrities taking part in the viral ‘10 Year Challenge’ trend this Wednesday.
In an Instagram post, Yen shared a screenshot of himself in 2010’s “Ip Man 2” next to a black-and-white photo of himself in the upcoming “Ip Man 4.”