HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
Following a $732,000 donation and the recording of a song to raise money for Chinese relief efforts in Haiti, cultural icon Jackie Chan has received three nominations for the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards. All this in the midst of preparing for the release of the much-anticipated "Karate Kid" remake. The 55-year-old Hong Kong actor, filmmaker, singer, comedian, producer, screenwriter, martial artist, action choreographer, stunt performer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist has been nominated for three of the 100 Viewers' Choice Awards: Asian Cultural Ambassador of the Year, Asian Cultural Ambassador of the Decade, and 10 Outstanding Asians in Hollywood.
The globally popular UNICEF Cultural Ambassador Jackie Chan, who has been involved in over 130 Hollywood and Asian film projects over 48 years since his child acting days, is a fan favorite with a strong edge on his competition, who include Korea's Rain and Japan's Ken Watanabe.
The online voting site for the Green Globe Film Awards at www.movie-voters.com allows film lovers, critics and movie viewers from around the world to select the 100 Viewers' Choice Awards.
Awards will be presented to leading major motion picture, environmental, humanitarian, animated and international filmmakers, movies and actors.
The 2010 International Film Category is "Asian Films" with Asian films of all genres being honored and gala entertainment reflecting this theme. The Grand Sponsor of the event, the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, will be hosting the Green Globe Film Awards and Emperor's Dreams Dinner Gala on March 23, 2010 in Hollywood's grandest ballroom with a 1,200 person sit-down dinner banquet and surprise performances by Hollywood's and Asia's top entertainers. The Bonaventure is a location featured in the Jackie Chan-Chris Tucker film "Rush Hour."
The Green Globe Film Awards is organized by the Academia Foundation and Anaheim University. The Grand Sponsor is the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Other sponsors include the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Asiana Airlines.
You can vote for Jackie Chan and put the star of "The Tuxedo" back in black dapper attire for the March 23rd black-tie event by casting your vote at http://www.movie-voters.com while entering into an opportunity draw for two Gold Seats at the Green Globe Film Awards.
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