BEIJING, Nov. 26 (UPI) --
Action hero Jet Li
's new film, "The Warlords," has made him the highest paid actor in a Chinese-language movie, the BBC reported Monday.
Li, the 44-year-old star of "Hero" and "Lethal Weapon 4," earned more than $13 million for his new flick.
"Without Jet Li, we would not dare to invest ($40 million) in a Chinese-language film," director Peter Chan told the Xinhua news agency.
"The Warlords" is slated for release in Asia next month.
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