Coming courtesy of Twitch, here’s the teaser trailerand poster for Chinese Zodiac, the latest film from Jackie Chan who produced, wrote, directed, choreographed and stars in the film which apparently the third film in his Armor of God series. Co-starring Oliver Platt, Caitlin Dechelle. Kenny G, Steven Dasz, Andrew Dasz, Laura Weissbecker, Sang-woo Kwone, Christian Bachini and Vincent Sze, Chinese Zodiac is described as:
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This December will see the release of Jackie Chan’s final big action movie “Chinese Zodiac”, this time round he brings us some brand new action and stunts i have never seen on screen before, The Rollerblade Suit.
In the past few days, they have released a brand new trailer for the movie and also a behind – the – scenes video showing Jackie in the suit and performing some incredible things, which is trademark Jackie Chan.
From the teaser, it seems like Chan as gone all out in this movie to deliver some great stunt work and fight scenes and also explains in an interview that he got lots of injuries throughout including a broken nose and other stuff. I cant wait to watch this movie, at the age of 58, Chan is showing all these younger action heroes who the real king is, yep himself.
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You've got to hand it to Jackie Chan. The martial arts movie icon is closing in on his 60th birthday in a couple years and he's still pushing the envelope. His latest effort is Chinese Zodiac, an action-adventure flick about a man (Jackie) scouring the world for a set of mystic artifacts – 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac. In a newly released international trailer, Chan straps on a Rollerblade suit inspired by Jean Yves Blondeau, otherwise known as "The Insane Rollerblade Man." You can watch his crazy footage here. There's only a couple of lines of dialogue in this new trailer. Most of the focus is on Chan's crazy stunt work (and if you've followed Chan's movies in the '80s and '90s, you know he has done...
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A new international trailer, poster and featurette have been released for Chinese Zodiac (formerly known as CZ12). Jackie Chan directing, writing, choreographing and starring in this film which is part three in the Armour of God series, the second of which was released in the U.S. under the title Operation Condor.
The series is known for mixing Indiana Jones-style adventure with his usual martial arts action, but this time around it looks like he’s pulling out all the stops.
Chan has been preparing for the film for seven years and shooting it for over a year in over ten cities in five countries. The actor called the movie “one of the most important films” of his career.
The film follows the adventures of a renowned thief/treasure hunter who’s searching for a set of ancient Chinese sculptures crafted in the likeness of the zodiac animals.
- Allan Ford
Its a fitting coincidence that the day before last I finally discovered a film that many consider to be one of the best in Jackie Chan‘s wild career: Jackie Chan’s Who Am I? Sunday morning I caught a bit of one of the extraordinary action sequence from the film while channel flipping which resulted in me recording the film in its entirety the next time it was on. Growing up in the late 80′s and into the 90′s, I had discovered Jackie Chan and his unique blend of martial arts and comedy in films like First Strike, Operation Condor, and Rumble in the Bronx. I was mesmerized by the stunts he was able to achieve and the speed and fluidity in which he performed his punches, kicks, and maneuvers. Of course though there are always films of his that flew under my radar. Discovering a gem like Jackie Chan’s Who Am I? »
- Michael Haffner
Welcome back, Jackie Chan. Though it’s been a long time since we’ve seen a true, balls-to-the-wall Jackie Chan film, a new teaser for his latest, Chinese Zodiac (also known as CZ12 or Armour of God III: Chinese Zodiac in some countries), has Chan back at his best and taking down the baddies in what might just be his most amazing stunt sequence ever. Check it out below.
In Chinese Zodiac, a treasure hunter named Asian Hawk searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts – 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac. It’s the third film in Chan’s popular Armour of God series (think Hong Kong’s answer to Indiana Jones), following 1986′s Armour of God (which infamously left Chan with a plastic plug filling a permanent hole in his head and slight hearing loss in one ear) and 1991′s Armour of God II: Operation Condor. »
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The anticipated action/adventure film sees Chan reprising his role as Asian Hawk (Armour of God, Operation Condor), and now a new teaser trailer and international poster have made their way online.
The film sees Asian Hawk searching the world for a set of mystic artifacts – 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.
Chinese Zodiac is set for an IMAX release in China on 20th December, which looks to be an excellent way to see out the end of the year at the cinema. No word yet on when we can look forward to it in the UK or Us, »
- Kenji Lloyd
Though his recent action-heavy output hasn’t really been blowing anybody’s hair back, Jackie Chan is undeniably a legend of action cinema, and there are quite a few reasons why his next release, Chinese Zodiac, should be greatly anticipated by fans of his classic work. Perhaps most importantly, this one should get your attention because Chan has spent the better part of the last decade putting the project – which he wrote, directed, and stars in – together, and he’s considering it his retirement from action movies. But, perhaps most obviously, Chinese Zodiac should be anticipated by adrenaline junkies because its the third and final time Chan is going to play his thief character, Asian Hawk, who he made famous in classic Chan joints Armour of God and Operation Condor. That’s not the end of this hard sell either. The latest trailer for the film reveals yet another reason action fans should put Chinese Zodiac on »
- Nathan Adams
A new trailer has been released for Chinese Zodiac (formerly known as CZ12), Jackie Chan's upcoming thrill ride that doesn't have a domestic release date locked in yet. Jackie Chan writes, directs, and stars as an adventurer who travels the world looking for a set of ancient artifacts, 12 bronze animal heads that represent the Chinese Zodiac symbols. Take a look at this multi-hyphenate in action, as he hits the streets in a bizarre rollerblade/street luge suit.
Chinese Zodiac - Roller Blade Trailer
Chinese Zodiac comes to theaters in 2012 and stars Jackie Chan, Oliver Platt, Caitlin Dechelle, Laura Weissbecker, Steven Dasz, Kenny G, Sang-woo Kwone, Andrew Dasz. The film is directed by Jackie Chan. »
When you've been in the stunt/action movie game for as long as Jackie Chan has, you probably start to think that everything's been done. And then one of your stunt guys suggests street luging in a fully articulated suit that's covered in roller blades. The stunt sequence is only one action piece in Chan's upcoming Chinese Zodiac, a film that he claims will be his last major action role in order to focus on other acting pursuits (he wants to become the "Asian Robert De Niro"). If that plan holds true, it'll be a sad day for action fans, but what a way to go! Hit the jump to see Chan in action in the rollerblading suit in a new teaser for Chinese Zodiac, along with the film's trailer. Chinese Zodiac sees Chan reprise his role as Asian Hawk (Armour of God, Operation Condor). In this newest installment, Hawk »
- Dave Trumbore
A new teaser trailer has been released for Jackie Chan's newest film Chinese Zodiac. He showed up at Comic-Con this year to promote it, and it wasn't really a very impressive presentation. Chan used to be the shit! His earlier films were so badass, but it seems like he hasn't made a decent movie in years! But this movie might just change that.
The teaser that's been released is actually pretty awesome! It features a full minute of Chan barreling down a road, under trucks, and through windows in a rollerblade suit. It's extremely fast paced and it looks like a ton of fun. Just like old times, Chan does all of his own stunts in the movie, and he's said that this one will be his last big high octane, high risk physical performance. He'll still make movies! Just not as physically crazy as we've seen him do in the past. »
- Joey Paur
Earlier this year at Cannes, Jackie Chan announced that he would be retiring from action movies upon completion of his upcoming film Chinese Zodiac, and although it's hard to believe most actors when they say such things, in the case of Jackie Chan, it had to happen eventually. The man is almost 60, and he says that he still wants to prove himself as a dramatic actor after this. It's probably safe to assume that he will continue to direct as well, but in the meantime, it looks like he will be going out with a bang. Chinese Zodiac is part three in the Armour of God series, the second of which was released in the U.S. under the title Operation Condor. The series is known for mixing Indiana Jones-style adventure with his usual martial arts action, but this time around it looks like he's pulling out all the stops. »
Despite the rumors, Chinese Zodiac is not Jackie Chan's last movie. While promoting the film at Comic-Con this past summer, he confirmed that he was not retiring, and elaborated on this project that has been developing for years. Chan is writing, producing, choreographing, and even directing this one, so it's obviously a passion project (the actor even said he turned down a role in The Expendables 2, but chose to focus on this film instead). We've already seen an impressive full length trailer, but now an international teaser has come along focus on some amazing stunts with Chan in a rollerblade suit. Chan is a tour de force of real action, and while his movies may not be stellar, his stuntwork is truly mesmerizing. Watch below! Here's the new teaser trailer for Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac, found via Twitch: And as a bonus, here's a cool look behind-the-scenes »
- Ethan Anderton
And there you have it. With the release of a single teaser Jackie Chan has just guaranteed that the upcoming Chinese Zodiac will be the best proper Jackie Chan film in over a decade. How is this so? Well, the leading man filmography hasn't been so hot for a good while, if we're being honest. And this single sequence is very clearly one of the best things Chan has done in his entire career. Period. Action packed. High risk. Extremely physical. And yet also funny and loaded with personality. In other words, vintage Chan.What is it? It's a single minute of Chan barreling downhill in a suit made up of rollerblade parts. And it's fabulous.Chan has been talking about this one as being his last »
The Toronto International Film Festival® presents a stellar lineup of notable newsmakers in this year.s Mavericks lineup, inviting audiences into intimate discussions with leaders in the film industry and beyond. Chronicling anecdotes and engaging in revealing conversations about their latest projects, guests in attendance include filmmakers Amy Berg, Tom Donahue, Sophie Fiennes, Kyle Humphrey, Susan Lacy, Álvaro Longoria and Graydon Sheppard; actors Javier Bardem, Jackie Chan, Johnny Depp, and Danny Glover; producers Damien Echols and Lorri Davis; media mogul David Geffen, philosopher Slavoj .i.ek, musician Natalie Maines and casting director Ellen Lewis.
.Daring filmmakers, philanthropic trailblazers, political activists and provocative storytellers fill the diverse slate of talent in this year.s programme,. said Thom Powers, Toronto International Film Festival Mavericks Programmer. .The Festival.s Mavericks sessions offer audiences a rare experience into the minds of these creative leaders and a fascinating glimpse into their remarkable stories..
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- Michelle McCue
There is certainly plenty of room to argue whether Jackie Chan and Johnny Depp are 'mavericks' in any sense of the word at this stage of their respective careers but there is no doubt at all that the duo will bring an enormous amount of attention to the Toronto International Film Festival's Mavericks program. Does Chan's inclusion mean Toronto audiences can expect to see Chinese Zodiac in the program? Sort of. He'll be bringing some footage with him, though the full film is not yet complete. Mavericks Captivates Audiences With Compelling Conversations From The Film World And Beyond In-person appearances by Jackie Chan, David Geffen, Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Natalie Maines, Danny Glover, Slavoj Žižek, and the team behind Shit Girls Say Toronto -- The »
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Both Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan have remained fairly M.I.A from being leading men on movie screens since they teamed for a forgettable Rush Hour 3. Tucker was out doing his stand-up routine, but did eventually lock down a nice supporting role in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook. Chan has kept busy mostly with roles in Chinese films (1911), and will reportedly wrap up his last action movie ever, Chinese Zodiac soon. Now the Rush Hour producer says it's sequel time and the boys are into it. »
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Chinese Zodiac (Chinese: 十二生肖), also known as Armour of God III: Chinese Zodiac is an upcoming Hong Kong action film produced, written, directed by and starring Jackie Chan. It is the sequel to the 1991 film Armour of God II: Operation Condor, in which Jackie will reprise his role as Asian Hawk. The movie tells about Asian Hawk bringing back the bronze head statues of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals, which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860.
A major fight scene of the action movie cost 70 million yuan, or more than 10 million U.S. dollars.
There was lots of talk that this was going to be the final Jackie Chan movie, »
Universal Pictures International Russia will distribute Premium Film's next eight films in Russia, per an agreement between the two parties announced on Thursday. The first three major releases under the deal will be Jackie Chan's "Chinese Zodiac," Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Last Stand" and "Scary Movie 5." "We're very happy to be working with our new colleagues from Premium Film under this new deal," Vadim Ivanov, managing director of Upi Russia, said in a statement. "They have selected great films with significant box office potential. We're looking forward to bringing these films to the »
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