If you feel you haven’t seen action movie star Jackie Chan in a while, he hasn’t retired — his latest movie just spent a looooong time in the oven. Hidden Strike, in which he co-stars with John Cena, was filmed over five years ago but took until now to see the light of day, due to being hit with several delays.
When the pains of war forced a couple to abandon their child to an opera school, a Chinese rags-to-riches story is born. the kid must fight for his survival including for his very food. He is subjected to brutal kung fu training that set the base for his martial arts action comedy films.
Hidden Strike is an English Language Chinese movie. It is Chinese Cinema’s attempt to crossover around the world. China is the biggest market in the world and they make Billions of dollars yearly. Hollywood is always try to release movies in China because it gives them big profits. On the other hand China struggles to get an international Market. There is a momentum in early 2000s with Crouching Tiger: Hidden Dragon and Hero. Then in 2010s we have “The Great Wall” and “The Meg“. I am not surprised John Cena making a Chinese film because he loves Chinese culture. He even speaks Mandarin fluently. Hidden Strike is directed by Scott Waugh who made “Need for Speed.”
The last sequel to Rush Hour rolled out in 2017 and outperformed the franchise’s previous films. Both stars, Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, are revered actors with large fan bases and appear as the perfect detective partners. Yet, it may surprise you to discover the inside truth.
Jackie Chan’s name has become synonymous with action-packed adventure, and his 1995 film Rumble in the Bronx is no exception. The movie showcased Chan’s unique blend of humor, martial arts mastery, and daring stunts that left audiences on the edge of their seats. Set against a stunning backdrop of Vancouver, Canada, this cult classic tells the story of Keung, who travels to New York City to help out his uncle at a Bronx-based grocery store. However, things take an unexpected turn when he gets caught up in a rivalry with a street gang. Let’s explore Jackie Chan’s memorable performance in Rumble in the Bronx and how it has solidified his status as one of cinema’s greatest action stars.
One of the tenets driving Jackie Chan is his dislike for corruption. He became dissuaded by the level of impunity that plagued the Hong Kong film industry at the time. Being one of the most popular movie stars in Asia and Europe back then, he decided to relocate to the west.
Ride on shows us the struggles of Stuntmen when they reach the retirement age.
There is always something in life that we did for pleasure that we spend a great deal later trying to reconstruct. Such was the case with Jackie Chan. In 1978 the release of the Drunken Master sprung Chan into fame.
No, it’s not just you. Many people believe that Jackie Chan was born with this name. Truth is, there is a beautiful story that led to his current title, but first, let’s talk about him. Jackie Chan was born on April 7, 1954, in China, to parents Charles and Lee Chan. His father, Charles Chan, worked as a spy for the Dai Li and was forced to move to Hong Kong while Chan was still young.
If you were alive in the 90s then you remember Jackie Chan. As one of the few Chinese action stars to break out in the West, he starred in several hit movies like Rush Hour where he combined his signature blend of karate-kicking action with a wild sense of humor. He even got his own children’s TV series that went on for multiple seasons (and this was on broadcast, at a time when only anime was going on for that long).