May 07, 2005 03:34:52 GMT
Chris Tucker has reportedly close to signing a two-picture, $40 million deal with New Line Cinema to star in "Rush Hour 3"
"Variety" has reported actor Chris Tucker is close to signing a two-picture, $40 million deal with New Line Cinema that will finally put the wheels in motion for "Rush Hour 3." The similar news also reported in a March issue of the New Yorker who wrote that Tucker will get a $20 million-plus payday for "Rush Hour 3," plus 20 percent of the receipts.
Aside from Tucker who still close to signing, his co-star for the movie previous episodes, Jackie Chan, has already signed on for "Rush Hour 3" and stands to earn about $20 million, per Variety. To notice, the third edition of "Rush Hour" is scheduled to begin production later this year in Los Angeles and Paris.