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News Roundup

Jackie had dinner with Kobe Bryant:

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Jackie is voicing "Master Wu" in the Lego Ninjago movie:

DEN OF GEEK NINJAGO



Jackie shared a silent tribute for firefighters who lost their lives in a factory blaze in Hong Kong:


And recorded a version of "Sincere Hero" in support:



Jackie appears at 3min37s



Jackie is producing a 3D fantasy television series called 《雪覆沙》. He got together with the director and executive producer in Beijing to give them 'barley' (a symbolic wish for success in your endeavor in China). The series will start filming in 2017 for release in 2018. The post-production will be done by a Hollywood team.



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Roc Chen Composer for Chinese Zodiac

Film Composer Roc Chen blends several unique elements into Orchestra and lead you into a Journey of JC team's route around the world.After the film is released in Asia, the switching bronze head montage song "Unstoppable" and "One Two Three Profite de ta Vie!" music quickly becomes one of the hottest music in China. Thousands of people are asking/searching/downloading these music. The montage song "Unstoppable" connects several scenes of JC team switching the bronze head(Rooster) and JC team sailing for South Pacific Island.
 Here're the words from Composer Roc Chen about this album:
"Last year October, with the cold wind howling, I drove my car to Asia's biggest film studio-China Film Group Hua Long Film Base.And after I walked thru several gigantic film studios, I finally entered a film studio with a large boiler inside.I saw a man wearing black jacket and white t-shirt, who were busy at taking care of everybody and everything, and this man is superstar Jackie Chan. He is shooting his 101st film "Chinese Zodiac" here.
 Later when we returned to the hotel room, Jackie and I started the conversation about film music. Needless to say all those creative,fantastic ideas we talked and shared, I noticed that there're some tiny red lines in Jackie's eyes-who would not be tired after a day with so many action moves? But Jackie still continued to tell me his ideas about the film with his full passion. Then I understood how important Chinese Zodiac is to Jackie. I felt great pressure, I also felt energetic and inspired-I guess one of the good things about Roc is that I can transform pressure to power.
 After several working holidays and sleepless nights,and several demo revisions,Jackie finally approved my motif “1 2 3 Profite de ta vie!”(French, meaning make the most of your life!). Later on, a song with dynamic groove and sweet melody was born.Finally, the song appeared when JC team switch the bronze head(rooster) and sail to the island in the film.It connects lots of cuts and scenes. It is what we call "Montage Song".
 July 21st, Rainstorm in Beijing. after driving through several puddles which are deep enough to drown a car, I came to the meeting place,where the crews and investors were watching the rough cut of the film. To my surprise that everyone in the room were curious and happy about the montage song and the motif “1 2 3 Profite de ta vie!”.Therefore, the scoring journey for Chinese Zodiac began.
 Though I've scored over 200 projects before, Chinese Zodiac is a very unique project. No matter when I was composing melodies,or orchestrating,or programming sound,or grouping instruments, I was always laughing out loud from my head to my foot. The film is so exciting and fun! Even now, I wonder: how can I complete the job at that time when my fingers had no strength to touch the piano keyboard? ?:-)
 In order to make the film even more splendid,I processed the motif “1 2 3 Profite de ta vie!” with digital audio workstations and made them fit into the scenes like Body Blading,Skydiving,Flying Parachute,etc.. When JC mistakenly entered the garden labyrinth, there's a high angle shot scene like video game Pac-Man. So I used some 8 Bit old electronic sounds for these scenes.Being a composer who has scored 100+ video games including some big titles like Heroes of Might and Magic series, I'm frequently asked about the relationship between film music and video game music. I guess the score of Chinese Zodiac could be a great example.
 December 12th,heavy snow,National Gymnasium, World Premiere of Chinese Zodiac. When Jackie called my name and appreciated my work on the stage, when the title of CZ12 appeared with “1 2 3 Profite de ta vie!” music and audience's applause, when my 8 Bit music sounded and audience laughed out loud, I suddenly understood that the contributions, sacrifices, endeavors, etc. of Jackie and I and all the film crew members are worthy."
 -----Roc Chen, music composer of Chinese Zodiac.


SOURCE: CDBABY - ROC CHEN
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Jackie Chan Action Movie Week Gala Night

Kim Hee Seong was a special guest at the Gala / Awards night for the Jackie Chan Action Movie Week. Jackie and Kim sang 'The Myth' together. 


   

 

 


 


 


 


 


 


 

   
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Bleeding Steel News



Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures will co-produce and co-finance the Jackie Chan futuristic sci-fi thriller “Bleeding Steel,” written and directed by Leo Zhang (“Chrysanthemum to the Beast”.)

Principal photography for the film is scheduled to begin in July in Sydney, Australia. “Bleeding Steel” is anticipated to be the biggest budget Chinese production ever to shoot in Australia, producers said. Additional filming will take place in Taiwan.

Chan stars as a hardened special forces agent who fights to protect a young woman with whom he feels a special connection from a sinister criminal gang. The film is set to include an all star cast, but other casting details are not currently available

“Given Village Roadshow’s deep roots in Australia, the film’s concept resonates strongly with us; and naturally we are thrilled to be a part of a Jackie Chan production,” said Ellen Eliasoph, President and CEO of Village Roadshow Pictures Asia.

Heyi Pictures is the film production company of Youku Tudou, one of China’s leading online video companies, and now part of Alibaba. Heyi has co-produced and co-financed films with total box office receipts of RMB9 billion, including “Surprise,” “Detective Chinatown,” “Saving Mr. Wu,” “The Master,” and 34 other films. Its president is Liu Kailuo.

SOURCE: VARIETY.COM
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Skiptrace: More Posters









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Kung Fu Yoga: In Iceland

All the photos I have of filming in Iceland.



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Photos: Jackie in Beige

Assorted HD photos uploaded in full size, click on slideshow to access the album.



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Photos: Jackie Walks the Red Carpet at SIFF 2016







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Video: Promo of Four Movies

A special promo video for all four movies Jackie is releasing in the next few months.




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Photos: Four Movies

Jackie has an astonishing four movies scheduled for release between now and CNY 2017. He held a special press conference to promote all four movies at once at the JC Film Gallery in Shanghai. There is also a special set of posters for the four films: Skiptrace, Kung Fu Yoga, Railroad Tigers and The Foreigner. Stars from all four movies were present.






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Photos: Jackie Chan Action Movie Week Forum

The 2nd Jackie Chan Action Movie Week was held during the Shanghai International Film Festival. Part of the movie week is a forum discussion. This year's theme: Chinese Kung Fu Movies: Winning Hearts Around the World.




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Photos: Assorted Adverts

Assortment of photos of advertisements. No order.




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Photos: Jackie Playing Soccer

1987 match in Japan. Playing with the HK Celebrity Team.


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Railroad Tigers: New Posters