June 5, 2015

Jackie Chan To Star in ‘The Foreigner’


News of a potential Jackie Chan film is always exciting to hear and Deadline has announced that the action legend is final negotiations to star in The Foreigner.

It’s based on the book The Chinaman by Stephen Leather which is about a humble restaurant owner in London’s Chinatown who is forced to push his moral and physical boundaries to track down the group of rogue Irish terrorists responsible for the death of his beloved daughter after the justice system fails him

Deadline reports that there is “a short list of directors circling which is said to include Nick Cassavetes.


The casting is perfect for a company that is being financed and in business with Chinese on a slate of films; Chan is one of the most beloved action stars to come out of China.” 

The Foreigner is expected to be before the cameras in October.


Source: Deadline

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Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone. We also want to help promote new talent whether you're making blockbusters, low-budget Indie movies or fan films; if it's action, it's awesome.



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