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Asia Society Southern California U.S. Asia Entertainment Summit 2022

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Sunday, 06 November 2022

Asia Society Southern California U.S. Asia Entertainment Summit 2022
Los Angeles October 30, 2022 By Taylor Yukiko Sato and Suzanne Joe Kai   The 2022 U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit was a historic event that brought leaders from Hollywood and the Asian entertainment industry to Los Angeles.  Janet Yang, Chair of U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit, was honored with the 2022 Career Achievement Award. Janet made history as the first Asian American, and fourth woman to become the President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences....

Jackie Chan stars in 2 movies - The Foreigner (Oct 2017) & Bleeding Steel (Dec 2017) - & Streaming Jan. 2018

Posted by AC Team on Thursday, 14 September 2017.

by Suzanne Kai

 
September 14, 2017
 
AC JACKIE CHAN HEADSHOTJackie Chan, at 63, is as busy as ever. His latest film The Foreigner releases on American screens this October 13, 2017, and launches on streaming platforms in January, 2018.
 
This is his first high profile movie to come to America since 2010's release of The Karate Kid where he played the mentor to the karate kid (Jaden Smith). He has also been a voice actor during this time for two Kung Fu Panda sequels, the Lego Ninjago Movie, and The Nut Job 2. 

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The Foreigner, starring Jackie and Pierce Brosnan is an action thriller directed by Martin Campbell, (Casino Royale).
 
Jackie plays Quan, a humble London businessman whose teenage daughter is killed in a senseless act by terrorists. While frantically searching for the terrorists, he gets entangled in a conflict with a British government official played by Brosnan who may have clues to lead him to the terrorists.
 
After wrapping The Foreigner, Jackie completed another film Bleeding Steel with a limited U.S. release date of December 22, 2017, directed by Chinese director Leo Zhang.
 
Jackie stars in this sci-fi action movie as a UN security officer trying to rescue his estranged daughter from a mutant super soldier and space robots.
 
The film features Jackie in the first fight scene to be filmed on the roof of the Sydney Opera House, with Australian co-star Tess Haubrich. Observers reported there were no safety harnesses in sight. 
 
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In between making movies for audiences around the world, and focusing on China's movie market in recent years, Jackie is tending to his vast businesses, and his massive International Stunt Training Base compound thirty miles from Beijing. 
 
On November 12, 2016 he was presented an Honorary Oscar by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences at its Governors Awards. 
 
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