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Reporter’s Notebook: Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Fest Comes Into Its Own With Sharp, Star-Studded Second Edition

Among the most frequent questions I was asked by local Saudis working at the Red Sea Film Festival earlier this week was “Is this your first time here?” followed by “How have you liked it so far?” These weren’t forced marketing queries they’d been instructed to ask, or at least didn’t seem to be. With […]

Red Sea Film Festival Adds Spike Lee, Jackie Chan to Starry In-Conversations Section

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Festival, due to kick off its second edition Dec. 1, is continuing to add significant talent to its lineup, including two Oscar winners. Spike Lee, Jackie Chan and Andrew Dominik are joining a growing assortment of big-name directors flying out to the coastal city of Jeddah to participate in a […]

Bob Wall, Martial Arts Expert Who Fought Bruce Lee in Films, Dies at 82

Bob Wall, the charismatic martial arts expert, actor and stuntman who battled Bruce Lee in The Way of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon and Game of Death, has died. He was 82. Wall died Sunday in Los Angeles, his family announced in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. They chose not to reveal the cause […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

Jackie Chan Fans Flip Over ‘Shang-Chi’ Jacket Fight Move

Jackie Chan fans on Saturday had Twitter rumbling as they cheered an awesome fight move in the highly anticipated upcoming Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings that appears to be inspired by the iconic martial artist. The Rush Hour star was trending on the social media platform due to a discussion about […]

‘Vanguard’ (‘Jixianfeng’): Film Review

Stanley Tong directs Jackie Chan in their seventh collaboration, 'Vanguard.'

Jackie Chan Pretended to be Hurt on ‘Enter the Dragon’ so Bruce Lee Would “Hold Me”

It seems everyone who worked with Bruce Lee was a massive fan — and that certainly includes Jackie Chan, who pretended to be hurt on 'Enter the Dragon.'

Social Climbers Charts: BTS Helps ‘SNL’ to First Top News/Talk/Variety Lead

A trio of familiar faces rule The Hollywood Reporter’s personalities-based Social Climbers charts for the April 17-dated tallies, while a pair of TV shows rise to No. 1 for the first time on the fledgling show-based rankings.

Critic’s Picks: A March To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

March classic and repertory offerings in Los Angeles include a pair of Jackie Chan gems, favorites from Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock and dramas starring Joan Crawford, Ingrid Bergman and other Oscar-winning women.

Jackie Chan to Voice, Exec Produce Animated Feature ‘Once Upon a Zodiac’

Jackie Chan is to lend his voice as an elderly cat sage in 'Once Upon a Zodiac,' an animated feature for Toonbox Entertainment and GAMA Entertainment.

Shanghai: Jackie Chan, John Cena Talk Action Collaboration on ‘Project X’

THR joined the martial arts legend and WWE superstar as they met for the first time to discuss their upcoming work together in director Scott Waugh's ('Need for Speed') big-budget action adventure set in the Middle East.

Jackie Chan to Release “Candid” Memoir in November

Jackie Chan is set to release a "candid" memoir in November. 'Never Grow Up' will tell the story of the 'Rush Hour' rise to becoming a global star and also detail his "numerous" near-death experiences on and off camera.