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Jackie Chan working on stage musical about his life

June 12, 2013 at 8:10 AM
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NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Hong Kong actor and martial artist Jackie Chan said in New York he is writing a stage musical based on his best-selling memoir "I Am Jackie Chan."

"We are looking for a director for the musical right now," Chan told reporters at a news conference at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Manhattan. "It's all very exciting."

The show will chronicle the lives of Chan's parents, his early education at the Peking Opera School and his rise to stardom, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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