According to Jackie Chan France after sifting through mixed reports, the actor and action star is moving forward with director Stanley Tong once again for their latest pairing, Vanguard. The report forwarded the photo you see just above with Chan joined by the JC Stunt Team, along with young comedian Yang Yang, and Chan’s co-star for Tong’s KungFu Yoga, actress Miya Muqi.
Vanguard centers on an international security team hired to protect a businessman and his daughter from a terrorist organization. Also joining the cast according to the report are Kung Fu Jungle actor Wang Baoqiang and celebrated actress Zhang Ziyi – that latter which reads as more of a rumor according to @AsianFilmStrike who forwarded the news.
Vangaurd will be the sixth collaboration between Chan and Tong after KungFu Yoga, and in the years since Chan hit America big crossing over with Rumble In The Bronx, Police Story 3: Supercop, First Strike, and The Myth.
Chan recently wrapped Project Extraction with director Arash Amel and Bumblebee star John Cena. His next big screen release will be in China with director Vash’s new fantasy adventure, The Knight Of Shadows: Between Yin And Yang, on February 5.
The Guiness award-winning stuntman and filmmaker also recently toured to New York City to promote his new autobiography, “Never Grow Up”, which is now available wherever books are sold.