Jaycee Fang gave up American citizenship

Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan recently revealed that his son Jaycee Fang has given up his American citizenship and take up Chinese citizenship instead.

Hong Kong father and son actors Jackie Chan and Jaycee Fang

Jacyee Fang was born and grew up in USA before moving to Hong Kong to make his entertainment debut in 2003.

The switch of citizenship has won praise from the Chinese public. Jackie Chan has also expressed that he is proud of his son’s decision.

Take two for Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom, starring Jet Li and Jackie Chan, is getting a sequel following its box office success.

The Forbidden Kingdom movie poster

The sequel was already planned before the movie was released, but the making of the sequel would only be confirmed if the movie is doing well. Considering that it has topped the North America box office and is doing very well in Asian market, a sequel is now almost a certainty.

Jackie Chan’s father laid to rest in Canberra

Charlie Chan, Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan’s father, was laid buried in Gungahlin Cemetery in north Canberra Saturday noon (March 8) after a funeral was held in the morning in the DC Vine Function Center in Canberra.

Jackie Chan and Jaycee Fang at Charlie Chan funeral

Jackie Chan and his family members, Charlie’s friends and relatives and local celebrities attended the funeral. Charge d’ affaires of Chinese Embassy Li Jiangning was also present.

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Jet Li tops Chinese star income list 2007

Chinese kung fu actor Jet Li made the most money in 2007 among China’s entertainment elite, totaling some 465 million yuan, or around 62 million US dollars, as listed by Shanghai-based Oriental Morning Post on Wednesday.

Chinese actor Jet Li

The top ten earners are as follows…

1 Jet Li 465 million yuan
2 Jackie Chan 428 million yuan
3 Jacky Cheung 300 million yuan
4 Tony Leung 290 million yuan
5 Andy Lau 230 million yuan
6 Chow Yun-fat 100 million yuan
7 Michelle Yeoh 80 million yuan
8 Zhang Ziyi 65 million yuan
9 S.H.E. 62.5 million yuan
10 Jay Chow 60 million yuan

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The Forbidden Kingdom movie poster

The first official movie poster for Forbidden Kingdom, starring top Asian stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li, has been released…

Movie Forbidden Kingdom poster

The movie is scheduled to premier in US on April 18, 2008.