STAR CINEMA BRINGS “KUNG FU YOGA” TO PH CINEMAS BEGINNING FEB 1

Gear up for a high-octane, adrenaline-pumping action-adventure for the whole family as Star Cinema releases “Kung Fu Yoga” starring legendary Asian action superstar Jackie Chan beginning Wednesday (Feb 1).

 

Directed by renowned Hong Kong film director, producer, action choreographer, screenwriter, and philanthropist Stanley Tong, who first directed Jackie Chan in “Police Story 3: Super Cop” in 1992, “Kung Fu Yoga” marks the much-awaited reunion between Chan and Tong since their mega-blockbuster collaboration in Chinese Zodiac 12 (CZ12) back in 2012.

 

“Kung Fu Yoga” is centered on the exploits of Chinese archeology professor Jack (Chan) who teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. The team travels across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East as they dodge one obstacle after the other until they are ultimately led to a remote mountain temple in India where they will use a rare diamond as a key to unlock the real treasure that will culminate their quest.

 

During their Dubai press conference, director Stanley Tong revealed that they employed 70 super sports car during the car chase in the streets of Dubai, amounting to US $30M. Fascinated with India’s culture, Tong also integrated traditional Indian magic tricks, including the rope trick and the levitation into the action choreography.

 

Meanwhile Chan, who was recently honored by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences an honorary Oscar for his extraordinary achievements in film industry, personally dove into the water beneath an ice cave in Iceland and stayed underwater for hours at a sub-zero temperature to achieve the best effect for the scene.

 

The movie features an international cast that highlights some of Asia’s most talented and accomplished actors led by Hong Kong actor and singer Aarif Rahman and three of Bollywood’s biggest stars: Amyra Dastur, Disha Patani, and Sonu Sood. Chinese multi-media star and Korean pop band “EXO” member Zhang Yixing and China’s “Most Beautiful Yoga Instructor” MuQi MiYa are also featured in the movie.

 

Don’t miss the comeback of the iconic Jackie Chan and follow his journey as Jack in “Kung Fu Yoga” which opens in cinemas starting this February 1.
For more information, visit Star Cinema’s official website at http://starcinema.abs-cbn.com or follow @StarCinema on Twitter or Instagram.

 

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Action-adventure na pampamilya, ihahatid sa mga sinehan ng Star Cinema
JACKIE CHAN, MAGBABALIK-BIG SCREEN SA “KUNG FU YOGA”

 

Maghanda para sa isang kapanapanabik na action-adventure para sa buong pamilya dahil ihahatid ng Star Cinema sa mga sinehan ang pinakaabangang pagbabalik ng legendary Asian action superstar na si Jackie Chan sa pelikulang “Kung Fu Yoga” na mabubukas ngayong Miyerkules (Feb 1).

 

Sa ilalim ng direksyon ng kilalang Hong Kong film director, producer, action choreographer, screenwriter, at philanthropist na si Stanley Tong, na unang idinirehe si Jackie sa “Police Story 3: Super Cop” noong 1992, minamarkahan ng “Kung Fu Yoga” ang pinakahihintay na balik tambalan nina Jackie at Stanley mula nuong sila ay nagsama sa mega-blockbuster hit na “Chinese Zodiac 12” (CZ12) noong 2012.

 

Naka-sentro ang “Kung Fu Yoga” sa adventures ng Chinese archeology professor na si Jack (Chan) na nakipag-sanib puwersa sa isang Indian professor na si Ashmita at kanyang assistant na si Kyra upang mahanap ang nawawalang Magadha treasure. Maglalakbay ang grupo sa Asya at Gitnang Silangan habang hinaharap at tinataksan nila ang mga pagsubok na siyang magdadala sa kanila sa isang liblib na bundok sa sa India. Gamit ang isang kakaibang dyamante bilang susi, matatagpuan nila dito ang tunay na kayamanan na tutuldok sa kanilang ekspedisyon.

 

Isa si Jackie sa Asian superstars na talaga namang malapit sa puso ng mga Pilipino dahil marami sa kanyang pelikula ay talaga namang tinangkilik ng Pinoy fans. Kamakailan nga ay pinarangalan siya ng Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ng isang honorary Oscar para sa kanyang walang kapantay na naiambag sa larangan ng pelikula.

 

Bukod kay Jackie at Stanley, tampok sa “Kung Fu Yoga” ang isang international cast na kinabibilangan ng ilan sa pinaka-talentado at pinakarespetadong mga aktor ng Asya tulad ng Hong Kong actor at singer na si Aarif Rahman, at mga bigatin sa Bollywood na sina Amyra Dastur, Disha Patani, at Sonu Sood. Kasama rin sa pelikula ang Chinese multi-media star na si Zhang Yixing at ang “Most Beautiful Yoga Instructor” ng China na si MuQi MiYa.

 

Huwag palalampasin ang pagbabalik ni Jackie Chan sa big screen at panoorin ang paglalakbay niya bilang si Jack sa “Kung Fu Yoga” simula ngayong Miyerkules (Feb 1).

 

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