Jackie Chan picks Gao Yuanyuan for new film
Updated: 2005-12-30 10:01
Backed by Jackie Chan's JCE Movies, "Project BB" secretly started shooting in
Hong Kong. Mainland leading actress Gao Yuanyuan began work on the film a week
ago, The Beijing News reported.
"Project BB" reportedly continues Chan's kung fu comedies, with three
robbers who kidnap a baby. Familiar faces from Chan's "Project A," including
Yuen Biao and Sammo Hung, are on board with the baby.
"Project BB" is directed by Benny Chen with screenplay by Yuen Kam-lun.
Chan's previous project, "New Police Story," was a big box-office success on the
Gao met Chan at this year's Cannes Film Festival, where her movie "Shanghai
Dreams" was in competition. Chan has characterized Gao as a fresh, chaste spirit
no Hong Kong actress could approach, according to a source close to the
Chan, Gao and her agent connected in Hong Kong in October at the celebration
of the centennial of the Chinese film industry. And now she's on the set with