8 May – It was revealed that Jackie Chan may be collaborating with aspiring Hollywood starlet Fan Bingbing in a new action comedy titled "Skiptrace".
As reported on Variety, production company Exclusive Media has decided to approve and co-finance the new comedy, to be helmed by British director, Sam Fell.
To be co-produced with China's Talent Intl., it was also revealed that Exclusive Media will be handling international rights and will present the film to buyers at the Cannes Film Market this month.
The action comedy is based on Jackie's original idea revolving around a Hong Kong detective (Jackie Chan) tracking down a mouthy American gambler on the run from his creditors. The pair then forms an unlikely partnership to take down Hong Kong's most notorious criminal.