World famous actor, Jackie Chan, has announced that he is to stop acting in action movies. He made this announcement during introduction of his ‘Armor of God – 3’ in the Cannes International film festival.
He has conveyed that his age proves a hindrance to acting in sensational action scenes, and that acting has made him tired.
Jackie Chan is a Chinese actor born in Hong Kong. Jackie Chan, who is 58, is making his 100th movie, Chinese Zodiac (Armor of God – 3).
This movie is to be his last action movie. When Jackie Chan was in Cannes International film festival for promotion of ‘Chinese Zodiac’, he announced that the movie would be his last action movie. This announcement plunged his fans into utter shock. The movie is to be released the coming December.
When speaking about retirement Jackie Chan mentioned ‘How many days could I do action hero… I am tired of doing action movies. My age does not give place to dashing action.’
‘The world has turned a place of violence. I do not like violence. That is the why action scenes in my movies have tinge of comedy’
‘Even when doing Karate Kid, my mentality was against doing action moves.’
‘After ‘Chinese Zodiac’ I would not do any action movie. There will be my contribution beyond the screen. I have planned to take up a new facet like Robert De Neiro.’