Jackie Chan is after all giving action-comedy movie fanatics what they would like: some other run at “Rush Hour.”
The ageless megastar hinted Thursday on L.A.-based radio station Power 106 “Rush Hour 4” is these days within the works and may just get started filming subsequent 12 months.
But there’s one significant issue that can cling the film again. Chan mentioned that Chris Tucker, who performs the LAPD detective who wisecracks reverse Chan’s Hong Kong police officer, nonetheless has to signal on.
“It’s about time to make ― otherwise [in] ‘Rush Hour 4,’ we’ll all be old men,” Chan instructed the hosts of “The Cruz Show.” “I tell Chris Tucker, ‘Before we get old, please!’”
Chan didn’t let the manufacturers off that simple both. He mentioned that it took maximum of a decade to nail down the fitting script for a 3rd sequel.
“For the last seven years, we’ve been turning down the script, turning down the script,” Chan mentioned. “Yesterday, we just agreed.”
While Chan gave the impression excited to reprise his section within the stunt-laden collection, the veteran actor mentioned he needs to discover extra critical performing and a much wider vary of characters.
His starring position within the new action-drama movie “The Foreigner” is a step in that course.
“All these years I received these script[s] from Hollywood and around the world,” Chan defined. “Police from Hong Kong, police from China, CIA from Hong Kong, CIA from China.”
Host J Cruz requested, “Were you worried about being typecasted?”
“Yes, because action star life [is] very short,” Chan mentioned. Actors who don’t have to accomplish martial arts in each and every position, “like Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman,” he mentioned, “they act forever.”
The Hong Kong-born actor famous that his age has so much to do with this.
“I’m getting old, I cannot fight anymore. Cannot do any stunts,” he mentioned, suggesting that his fanatics may get bored. “At that time, I change my character too late.”
In different phrases, “Rush Hour 4” could also be the ultimate time we see Chan and Tucker as Detective Inspector Lee and Detective James Carter roundhouse kicking their manner into hilarious misadventures.
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