Photo Coverage: Jackie Chan Wax Unveiling at Madame Tussauds

January 12
9:29 AM 2010

IMDB News reported yesterday that action star Jackie Chan is planning to memorialize his life story in musical that he will pen. The star then had his likeness unveiled at Madamme Tussauds Wax Museum in Hollywood, California. Click here for more information. 

Always a fan of big musicals, The Sound of Music in particular, Chan is extremely excited about the project. Says Chan: "I'm planning to do I Am Jackie Chan: The Musical. I've got a very interesting background. I will talk about how I got into the film business... and how I've come to be today. It's a very interesting, classical musical."

Chan, an actor, action choreographer, filmmaker, martial artist, screenwriter, singer and stunt performer has appeared in over 100 films since the 1970s, including Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Rush Hour 3, Shanghai Noon, Shanghai Knights, and King Fu Panda. His next release will be a remake of the Karate Kid, also starring Jaden Smith. He runs JCE Movies Limited (Jackie Chan Emperor Movies Limited) in association with Emperor Multimedia Group (EMG). His films through his Production Company include New Police Story, The Myth, and the hit film Rob-B-Hood. I Am Jackie Chan will be Chan's first foray into mainstream musical theater.

 

Los Angeles THEATER Stories | Shows  Like BWW LA  Follow BWW LA




BROADWAYWORLD TV

Generation Me the Musical in Los AngelesGeneration Me the Musical
Hudson Mainstage Theatre
(Runs 9/16 - 10/9)
ADDAMS FAMILY
Fremont Stage 1 Theatre Company
(Runs 9/24 - 10/9)
BIG FISH
Heritage High School
(Runs 3/1 - 3/16)
ADDAMS FAMILY
Costa Mesa Civic Playhouse
(Runs 10/28 - 11/20)
Mutual Philanthropy in Los AngelesMutual Philanthropy
Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA
(Runs 8/27 - 9/25)

VIEW ALL ADD A SHOW AUDITIONS

Backstage with Richard Ridge
Cast of FUN HOME's Broadway Memories
Backstage Bite
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and CURIOUS INCIDENT's Tyler Lea!
Turning the Tables
Binge on TURNING THE TABLES!
  Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow
TV:-LuPone's Autobio - Lands EVITA!
KID CRITICS
Say Yeah to KINKY BOOTS!
BROADWAY SESSIONS
TV: Bway Kids Show Off at BROADWAY SESSIONS!