The next Jackie Chan, Jet Li…or Sammo Hung even?

Liu Fengchao and Wang Wenjie

A new movie, called Wushu, is opening this Friday in China. It’s produced by Jackie Chan and stars Sammo Hung and three new young martial artists, those shown above and a girl, Wang Fei. Wushu is the name used to refer to Chinese martial art disciplines, practiced from Wong Feihong, to Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan. Unfortunately most of these guys are dead or getting old. Jackie knows this, and like many entertainment conscious Chinese stars, wants to prop up a new generation to fill old shoes. Jay Chou did this with Nan Quan Ma Ma, Andy Lau did this with Focus First Cut movies, and now Jackie Chan is doing this with Chinese actions stars.

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