Jackie Chan calls it quits on doing stunts
Alas, it looks like the days of Jackie Chan showing off his innovative moves and doing crazy things like driving hovercrafts around False Creek in flicks like Rumble in the Bronx (in which Vancouver played New York City…with mountains) have come to an end.
The seemingly indestructible and fearless 58-year-old martial arts superstar has announced that his forthcoming film Chinese Zodiac 2012 would be his last major action film.
While he'll continue to make films, he'll no longer be doing his own stunts, which became his hallmark, as he said he doesn't want to end his life in a wheelchair.
He plans on devoting more time to charitable work and to encourage more Chinese millionaires to donate their money for important causes.
Chan wrote, directed, and produced Chinese Zodiac 2012, about a man who searched for the 12 bronze heads of animals of the Chinese zodiac that were stolen from Beijing's Old Summer Palace. The film will be released in China on December 12.
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