- Jackie Chan will star as himself in the upcoming action comedy Panda planwhere he uses his skills to rescue a kidnapped baby panda.
- Panda plan combines Chan’s martial arts skills with comedic elements, making it a perfect project for the legendary actor.
- Despite recent critical failures, Chan’s voice is in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem was met with great acclaim and several projects are planned for next year including Rush hour 4.
Action film icon Jackie Chan will appear as a fictional version of himself in the upcoming action comedy Panda planthat finds this version of rush hour Star uses his skills to save a rare baby panda. Details of the project were kindly provided THRand the report reveals this Panda plan will make its sales debut at the upcoming American Film Market in Los Angeles. Director: Zhang Luan (Song of youth, give me five) and produced by Mandarin Motion Pictures and Wishart Media Co., Panda plan finds Jackie Chan at the forefront as he sees the only line of defense when a baby panda is kidnapped from China’s Noah Zoo. Further plot details can be found here Panda plan below:
“The film follows a rare baby panda with a dark ring around just one eye who becomes a global sensation when he is born at China’s Noah Zoo. But when a Middle Eastern tycoon sends international mercenaries to kidnap the zoo’s cubs, Chan, playing an international action star version of himself, is forced to take part in a rescue mission.”
“Then a thrilling and hilarious panda defense battle ensues in this wildlife park,” reads the story synopsis from Mandarin Motion Pictures.
Among others, Shi Ce (Hi Mom), Wei Xiang (Full river red) and Han Yanbo (The super family) next to Chan.
Panda plan It certainly sounds like the perfect project for the 69-year-old martial arts legend, combining his special skills with the type of comedy he does so well. You can also look at the first picture of Panda plan below:
Jackie Chan recently starred alongside John Cena and has several projects in the pipeline including Rush Hour 4
In addition to pandas, Jackie Chan also recently starred alongside another animal in the Chinese action drama: Drive on, which tells the story of an old-school stunt performer and his stunt horse. Written and directed by Larry Yang, Drive on received a mixed response from critics but seemed to touch the hearts of audiences in all the right ways.
This year, Chan also starred in the action outing alongside John Cena Hidden blow. The film follows the pair as two former special forces soldiers who must escort a group of civilians along Baghdad’s “Highway of Death” to the safety of the Green Zone. Unfortunately, despite Chan and Cena’s one-two victory, Hidden blow was panned by critics, many of whom criticized the action film’s excessive use of poor CGI, a superficial script, and a lack of chemistry between the lead actors.
Despite it, Hidden blow experienced huge success on Netflix, remaining the number 1 film in the US and worldwide on the streaming platform for two weeks and garnering 56.8 million views worldwide in the first 28 days of its release.
While those two films may have been critical failures, Chan’s other release in 2023, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, was exactly the opposite. Providing the voice of Splinter, the animated one Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Reboot” received critical acclaim and a sequel is currently in development.
Jackie Chan will remain busy next year as the action star will play the lead role Kung Fu Panda 4, The Diary, Home Mission, New Police Story 2and the long awaited rush hour Consequence, Rush hour 4.