BLEEDING STEEL trailer – Jackie Chan’s latest looks off-the-wall insane and full of action

BLEEDING STEEL trailer – Jackie Chan’s latest looks off-the-wall insane and full of action

I love Jackie Chan, and that love long preceded the RUSH HOUR days when most Americans learned his name, or even the RUMBLE IN THE BRONX days before that. I used to buy bootleg VHS tapes of Jackie’s movies from overseas, and I couldn’t get enough. His American efforts in cinema have been hit and miss, and we haven’t seen much from him lately, but every now and then he releases a film just to show everyone he’s still got it. BLEEDING STEEL may just be the craziest-looking production yet for the martial arts master, involving a seemingly confusing hi-tech plot and eccentric villains with hoverships. It almost looks like a superhero movie, and maybe that’s what they were going for, but the big take away here is remembering that Chan is 64 now, and as you can see in the trailer still jumping into action. Tess Haubrich, Na-Na OuYang, Damien Garvey, Show Lo, and Kim Gyngell co-star, and that’s Callan Mulvey as the heavy make-up-wearing baddie named Andre, you may remember him as KGBeast in BATMAN v SUPERMAN (the Russian guy who kidnapped Clark Kent’s mom). While there’s English in this trailer, this is a Chinese production with multiple dubs, now being marketed in the U.S. by Lionsgate. Also worthy of note, the budget on this was $65 million, so clearly they were looking to make a box office hit. It might be a total disaster, but the trailer looks like crazy fun to me, and my love for Jackie demands I give it a look. Tell us your thoughts in the comments.

In an action-packed drama reminiscent of ’80s techno-sci-fi thrillers, Jackie Chan stars as Lin, a police inspector in modern Hong Kong. While tracking down a deranged, mecha-enhanced villain, Lin discovers that a geneticist’s lost bio-chemical invention has been surgically implanted into his missing daughter. With the help of a young hacker, Lin connects the dots between the device that haunts his daughter, his enemy’s sinister army, and a strange cultural phenomenon called Bleeding Steel.

BLEEDING STEEL will be released in theaters and on demand by Lionsgate Premiere on July 6th, 2018

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Born and raised in Dallas, Mark has been a movie critic since 1994, with reviews featured in print, radio and National TV. In 2001 he started the Entertainment section of the Herorealm website, where he contributed film reviews and celebrity interviews until 2004. After three years of service there, he started, which has become one of the Dallas film community's leading information websites. Bigfanboy hosts several movie screenings in the Texas area, and works closely with film and TV studios and promotional partners to host exciting events and contests. The site also features a variety of rare celebrity and filmmaker interviews, and regularly covers the film festival circuit as well. In addition to Hollywood reporting, Mark has worked for many years as an advertising and sci-fi/comic book artist. Clients have included Lucasfilm Ltd., Topps Trading Cards, The Dallas Mavericks and The Dallas Stars. From 2002 until 2015 he managed the Dallas Comic Con, Sci-Fi Expo and Fan Days events in the DFW area. He currently catalogs rare comic books and movie memorabilia for Heritage Auctions, and runs the Dallas Comic Show conventions, but remains an avid moviegoer and cinema buff.