Indeed there have been developments over the last several years or so regarding the long-gestating development of Rush Hour 4, among other titles. Various interviews and trade blubs have surfaced to substantiate this, although it appears that more local mediums will need further scruitny with word from action star Jackie Chan’s own people pertaining to recent false rumors of forthcoming casting and auditions for the film, as well as a sequel to Harald Zwart’s The Karate Kid which had actor Jaden Smith set to recur.
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It took a little bit more time to bring some veracity to the latest photos news regarding the current prodiction of action star Jackie Chan‘s new epic, Dragon Blade, which just wrapped filming at Hengdian World Studios and will continue shooting in parts of the Gobi Desert this week. On Sunday, long after previous reports mentioning actors John Cusack and Adrien Brody joining the cast, official news arrived via industry site Variety formally announcing the actors who, based on a story by Chan, will respectively play Lucius, a Roman general who leads a legion of soldiers into China and escapes treachery at the hands of power-hungry warlord Tiberius. Opposite Brody, Cusack joins Chan who will play a fallen Han Dynasty commander who escapes enslavement as the two embark on a journey to protect China’s borders and sovereignty.