Nicholas Tse directing reboot of 2004’s New Police Story, teaming up once more with Jackie Chan, Charlene Choi
HONG KONG — Hong Kong actor-singer-chef Nicholas Tse is including one other title to his resume: director.
The 42-year-old will helm New Police Story 2, a reboot of the 2004 blockbuster hit New Police Story.
The unique Hong Kong cop film starred Tse as a younger police officer reverse motion star Jackie Chan in one in all his most iconic roles as Inspector Chan Kwok Wing. It was directed by Hong Kong director Benny Chan, who died in 2020.
Each Tse and Chan will star within the reboot, with Hong Kong actress Charlene Choi from the unique forged additionally returning.
At a press convention on Tuesday (March 14), as reported by Hong Kong media outlet HK01, Tse stated: “I’ve made so many motion motion pictures and choreographed a number of motion sequences, however this time, I’m going to get entangled in different actors’ performances, so I actually am fairly nervous.”
Tse, a wing chun martial arts practitioner, had learnt motion choreography from Chan in addition to different film co-stars corresponding to motion star Donnie Yen and actor-choreographer Philip Ng.
New Police Story was, in flip, a reboot of Chan’s earlier well-liked franchise, Police Story, which contains seven movies from 1985 to 2013. Specifically, the primary two motion pictures — Police Story (1985) and Police Story 2 (1987) — are seen as two of essentially the most profitable and well-liked movies of Chan’s profession, with the unique that includes a few of his most elaborate motion sequences.
Chan, 68, spoke about his determination to return to the franchise after virtually 20 years, saying: “I put a number of blood and sweat into the unique film. And in addition as a result of followers all over the world liked the sequence.
“However most significantly, Tse is the director this time and that drew me to the venture.”
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