It is well known that Jackie Chan was already in front of the camera at the age of eight and played a small role in the film “The 7 Tyrants Of Jiangnan” (1963), also known as “Big And Little Wong Tin Bar”. During his education at the China Drama Academy under Yu Jim-Yuen, he and his classmates were often loaned out to film studios to generate additional income for the school’s coffers.
For decades, Jackie Chan has had a loyal fan base that still grows to include new generations. He has touched and inspired some of his fans so deeply that they have been able to follow their own creative path – I myself know what I am talking about. So does writer Ramona Lee Soo-Jun, who honours her idol with her English translation of her novel “Agent 00: Volume I”.
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Official merchandise from one’s favourite films and stars has long occupied a strong position in the budget of every pop culture fan. Whether it’s the latest Marvel shirt, a collector’s mug from “The Walking Dead” or simply a poster of the “guilty pleasure” star – the range of products and motifs is almost endless these days.
Only a few photos exist of Sonny Chiba and Jackie Chan together. What has connected the Japanese “Street Fighter” actor and the Hong Kong “happy go lucky” star for decades, however, is a persistent rumour of a joint film: “Ninja Wars” (1982).
The promotional drum for Jackie Chan’s new film “Ride On”, which was released in Chinese cinemas on 7 April 2023, has been in full swing for weeks and months. On the film’s release day, a video interview with director Larry Yang, Jackie Chan and the Chinese online news site The Paper was p
Jackie Chan’s latest film “Ride On”, which premieres in China on 7 April 2023, has generated a lot of hype among fans and distributors worldwide with its latest trailer. Where recently at the European Film Market in Berlin distributors were rubbing their hands with glee for the film, Jackie’s fans are asking themselves: How do I actually get an autograph from my idol?
The “Rush Hour” movies are not only known if you are a fan of Jackie Chan. They have made such a big impact in cinema history that you have to have heard of them at least once. But who of you knows that there is also a TV series from the “Rush Hour” universe?
When I started work on my text “Jackie Chan, a trademark designed to succeed” for the 88 films release of one of my favourite Jackie Chan films “Armour Of God” in the spring of 2021, I knew that the article would be exorbitantly long and detailed and that I would have to open and close a site that had remained hidden for decades: Jackie’s film equipment rental company.