Jackie Chan returns in New Police Story 2, directed by Nicholas Tse
On Tuesday, the Filmart Market offered a welcome and rare performance by a martial arts actor and legend, Jackie Chanas he announced to Emperor Motion Pictures (EMP). New police story 2. Chan, who will both star and produce the film, was joined by a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, singer, songwriter, pop star and heartthrob. Nicholas Tsewho will make his directorial debut with the project.
As the title suggests, the film will be the latest installment in a reboot of Chan’s popular 1980s franchise, starring Chan as a Hong Kong supercop fighting drug lords and police corruption. Produced under the Golden Harvest banner, police history (1985) and police history 2 (1987) are considered two of the most successful and popular films of Chan’s career, with the original credited with featuring some of Chan’s best and most lavish action scenes of all time. Chan continued to develop his role as a police detective in the 1992s supercopalongside Michelle Yeoh, who has successfully transitioned from action star to Oscar-winning actress.
Chan shared his excitement to revisit the franchise that not only saw worldwide success and made him famous, but also marked the development of the martial arts hero and is known for his famous and influential action sequences. Chan was also very drawn to the chance to work again with Nicolas Tse, his co-star in 2004 New Police Story.
EMP also produced the 2004 reboot. The film, which helped launch Tse’s career, focuses on Chan’s cop, who is wracked with guilt at losing his team after being lured into a trap. New Police Story has little in common with the original franchise, focusing more on the action and less on the comedic elements of the original series, whose antics often seem like homages to silent film physical comedians Buster Keaton.‘
When will New Police Story 2 be in theaters?
Chan has dabbled in performing in the last few years Avant-garde, wishing dragon, good night Beijing, And All u need is love. In 2023, the actor will appear in Ride On, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem And SNAFU Situation Normal: All F—ed Up. Chan is also expected to star in the upcoming series Legend in 2024. There is no word yet on an exact release date New police story 2 is scheduled to hit theaters in 2024.