Stunt Couture – exclusive fashion and merchandise designs for Jackie Chan fans, filmmakers and stunt performers
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.
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
What do you do when you’ve already achieved everything as an actor, director, action legend and singer? Exactly, you set up your own award show to give something back to the film industry. It’s this what the annual Jackie Chan International Action Film Week stands for and even much more.
After the success of “Rush Hour” (1998), the US wanted to make the name Jackie Chan better known among the younger generation. In 2000 the successful animation series “Jackie Chan Adventures” started, which celebrated worldwide success in a total of five seasons. This was followed by a video game and Jackie’s willingness to add a second animation series.
The 1970s were the heyday of the Eastern genre. Stuntmen were in demand, but were treated more as props than stars on film sets. Jackie Chan wanted to change that and founded the “Sing Ga Ban” (成家班), his own stunt team, with a few friends and colleagues in 1976. The Sing Ga Ban, which translates as family class, from then on advocated better working conditions for stuntmen and got himself and his team more work in films. This team, also known as the “Jackie Chan Family”, still exists today. Only here you can find the current list of all members and interesting background information.