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Jackie Chan to star in action-thriller 'The Foreigner'

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  • Updated on: June 06, 2015  
Jackie Chan to star in action-thriller
Rush Hour star Jackie Chan is in final negotiations to star in STX action thriller ‘The Foreigner.’ The film is based on Stephen Leather’s book ‘The Chinaman’ about the humble owner of a restaurant in London’s Chinatown. The 61-year-old actor, has acted in more than 150 films since the 1960s. Nick Cassavetes also is in talks to helm a script based on the Stephen Leather novel ‘The Chinaman,’ which was published in 1992. The story revolves around a restaurant owner in London’s Chinatown who is tracking down a group of Irish terrorists responsible for the death of his daughter.

‘The Foreigner’ is expected before the cameras in October. STX has also dated four horror-thriller films : ‘The Gift,’ starring Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall, on Aug. 7, ‘The Secret in Their Eyes,’ starring Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Oct. 23, ‘The Boy,’ starring Lauren Cohan (‘The Walking Dead’), on Jan. 22, and Civil War drama ‘The Free State of Jones,’ starring McConaughey, on March 11.

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