Jackie Chan, Sylvester Stallone Team Up for Action Pic 'Ex-Baghdad'
Jackie Chan and Sylvester Stallone are teaming up for an action movie.
Scott Waugh, who helmed Need for Speed, is in negotiations to direct Ex-Baghdad, the action project in which Chan and Stallone will star.
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Talent International is set to finance with Chan, Hans Canosa, Esmond Ren and Joe Tam producing.
The story centers on two ex-special forces soldiers who must escort a group of civilians along Baghdad’s "Highway of Death" to the safety of the Green Zone.
The project is budgeted at $80 million, which sources say is one of the highest for a Chinese production.
The project is aimed at international audiences: Chan is one of the most recognizable and bankable names on the worldwide scene while Stallone is another who has more value outside the U.S. than domestically.
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