Jackie Chan retires from action films

Jackie Chan retires from action films

The Asian acting powerhouse Jackie Chan has announced that he will not act in any action films. He says his latest film Chinese Zodiac is the last of his action films, but he would continue to act in films of other genres.

Chan is at Cannes where Chinese Zodiac is being premiered. The film, in which he plays a fortune hunter, travelling the world trying to track down missing astrological antiques, also stars Kwone Sang Woo, Yao Xingtong and Liao Fan.

The 58 year old actor-writer-producer-stuntman-director is known for the Police Story series and the Rush Hour films. He acted in more than 100 films bagging international awards for his efforts.


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