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Jackie Chan is set to return the “Police Story” franchise. In the first two films, he played Chan Ka Kui, but in this pseudo-reboot of the franchise, Chan returns as an all-new character. This time he plays a mainland detective named Zhong Wen. A trailer for this Chinese crime thriller has hit the web and it shows Chan in a way you likely haven’t seen him.

The Hong Kong action star, who crossed over to the Us with comedic action films in the late-90s like “Rush Hour,” is playing a grizzled, veteran cop in this dark, gritty action caper. The trailer portrays the film as a serious, violent, intense story where an older cop has to deal a young, criminal mastermind. At several points, Chan is shown under great duress, and seemingly outmatched.

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