Jackie Chan to star in motion sequel to The Fable

Jackie Chan to star in A Legend, a $50 million sequel to the 2005 martial arts fantasy-adventure The Fable.

Jackie Chan has signed on to star in A Legend, a martial arts fantasy-adventure film which shall be a sequel to his 2005 film The Fable.

The sequel to The Fable will discover Jackie Chan reprising his position as archaeology knowledgeable Professor Chen. “The movie’s motion begins when he notices that the feel on the artifacts found by his college students throughout a glacier expedition is strikingly just like a jade pendant he had seen in his goals,” reads the outline. “Suspecting that the pendant is appearing as a bridge between the realm of goals and actuality, Professor Chen leads his analysis staff on a journey deep into the Glacier Temple, embarking on a fantastical journey.A Legend shall be directed by Stanley Tong, a long-time collaborator of Chan who has helmed Police Story 3, Rumble within the Bronx, and The Fable.

A Legend may have a funds of $50 million, a big sum for the Chinese language movie business and significantly greater than the unique’s $15 million funds. The Fable grossed $120 million worldwide, so the producers are hoping for an additional massive success. Along with Jackie Chan, The Fable sequel may also star Yixing Zhang (Kung Fu Yoga) and Coulee Nazha (Police Story 2013).

Jackie Chan can be anticipated to reunite with Chris Tucker for Rush Hour 4, the much-talked about sequel to the action-comedy franchise. Chan confirmed final 12 months that he was in talks for Rush Hour 4, and Chris Tucker added in March that he’s “undoubtedly” able to return as effectively. “You’re going to see numerous great things coming, but it surely’s going to be on an entire different stage,” Tucker mentioned. “That’s what I like… I’m enthusiastic about that. It’s not going to be what you’ve usually seen… ‘Rush Hour 4,’ that’s one thing I undoubtedly will most likely drop in there as a result of I really like working with Jackie, however I’ve obtained some new stuff that I believe you’re actually gonna like. I’m enthusiastic about it.” The primary Rush Hour film starred Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker as Chief Inspector Lee and Detective James Carter, two mismatched cops assigned to rescue a Chinese language diplomat’s kidnapped daughter. The movie was a giant success, spawning two sequels, Rush Hour 2 and Rush Hour 3.