Early details of "Jackie Chan/Jet Li Project" are revealed.
Following Jet Li's confirmation that he is positive to star alongside fellow Asian actor Jackie Chan in "Jackie Chan/Jet Li Project", also known as "J&J Project", Variety has given some details about the movie, one of two new features that Relativity Media is offering to buyers at the American Film Market starting today, November 1.
The action-adventure flick will be directed by "The Haunted Mansion" helmer Rob Minkoff from John Fusco's script written based on the legend of the monkey king and his quest to achieve immortality. Li will take two roles as the monkey king and the silent monk while Chan is billed to play a monk named T'sa-Ho.
Production is slated to begin April next year and backed up by $70 million budget with martial arts expert Yuen Woo-Ping handling the action sequence and Casey Silver seating as producer.