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Ben Fong-Torres New Audiobook!

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Ben Fong-Torres narrates his Audible Book The Rice Room  - Photo by David Nelson, Outpost Studios, SF
Fears for Tears: Turning a Memoir into an Audiobook By Ben Fong-Torres   “In the funny parts, laugh. In the sad parts, go ahead and cry.”  That was advice I got, on the eve of my recording sessions for an audiobook version of my memoirs, The Rice Room, from Susie Bright.  Susie is a producer and personality at Audible, the leading producer of audiobooks, and she’s done her share of laughing and crying.  So when Audible contracted me to turn two of my...

Jackie Chan's latest movie The Foreigner shows off his acting skills

Posted by AC Team on Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

Hollywood

October 11, 2017

Finally! After 56 years, 200+ films and bringing humor and entertainment to audiences around the world, Jackie Chan, one of the world's most prolific action stars and filmmakers was presented an honorary Oscar at the 8th annual Governors Awards in Hollywood.

Tom Hanks, Michelle Yeoh and Chris Tucker all former co-stars in movies with Jackie co-presented the honorary Oscar to Jackie.

 

AC JACKIE CHAN IN THE FOREIGNER

That was last November, 2016 - today Jackie is in Hollywood and says he's ready to tackle his next ambition - To win an Oscar for acting. 

His latest English language release since The Karate Kid (2010) is action thriller, The Foreigner, but he's not doing his trademark action moves throughout this movie, he is acting.

The movie is co-starring Pierce Brosnan, and is directed by Martin Campbell (Casino Royale).

Jackie plays a father whose daughter is killed by terrorists and in this dramatic role, he is seeking justice for her death. 

 

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