Action superstar Jackie Chan is back in Dubai after four years to shoot his upcoming movie, ‘Vanguard’ this month.
‘Vanguard’ shooting in Dubai
Last week, Dubai Film & TV announced Jackie Chan’s arrival in Dubai. They said, “Delighted to announce that megastar Jackie Chan is returning to film in Dubai for the second time after his smash-hit Kung Fu Yoga! The new film is titled Vanguard and is directed by Stanley Tong. We’ll be posting more news about it throughout February.”
Photograph credit: Dubai Film Commission
Dubai return after 2015
Four years ago, the iconic martial arts superstar visited Dubai for the principal photography of his Chinese action-adventure comedy film, ‘Kung Fu Yoga.’ Some of the popular tourist attractions they filmed were at Atlantis The Palm’s Lost Chambers, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, Business Bay and JLT. The film released in 2017 and was his third-highest grossing film in China, earning $254.2 million (AED 933.7m).
Photograph credit: Dubai Media Office
Jackie Chan not the only A-list actor in UAE
Besides Jackie Chan shooting ‘Vanguard’ in the city, Pierce Brosnan is also shooting an upcoming film in Abu Dhabi. The film, titled ‘The Misfits,’ is based on the story or criminal Richard Pace, who finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications.