Actor Jackie Chan make a surprise announcement in Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Rush Hour movie star’s intention to end from action movie after completing his last movie.
This 58 years old actor says, “The world is now so full of violence. I hate violence, although I love the martial arts.” The plan, the latest film actor born in Hong Kong’s work will be screened in December. This film is the third series Armour of God. As a director, played his first film in 1987 called Operation Condor which adapts the movie The Indiana Jones adventure.
“I wanted the audience to understand that my films do not merely identical with full action. I can do more than that. So, day after day, year after year, I always say, ‘OK, I’ll show you actually identity of Jackie Chan ‘. “
Last year, Jackie plays a martial arts teacher named Miyagi in The Karate Kid, which involves a child actor Jaden Smith, son of actor Will Smith.
Further, Jackie Chan said he does not want merely to be actor. “I want to be a true actor. Therefore, in the last 10 years, I have also completed a film like The Karate Kid, where I play as a parent .”
Chan began his career as a stuntman. It was then that he feel met and worked with the figure of his idol, Bruce Lee.
Fists of Fury in the movie (1972) and Enter The Dragon (1973), “young” Jackie learning a lot from his idol’s figure. Since then, Chan starred in more than 100 action movies.
Interestingly, in starring in the films, Chan plays all the stunts without using the power of others ( stuntman ). That is why, on many occasions Chan admitted most of the bones had been broken. The most serious injury that ever happened was when he fell from a tree.
“Now I’m not young anymore,” he said, explaining his decision to end his career.