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Jackie Chan's first IMAX action and 101st film CHINESE ZODIAC will be released on December 12 2012. The film's first concept trailer will be released globally today. It had several production highlight like gun fights, car chases, fights and large scale explosions. In the sofa fight scene Jackie Chan and his opponent traded blows on a narrow sofa, which Jackie Chan and his stunt team took several hours to design and rehearse. Jackie Chan said, "This time I fight from the beginning to the end, and with opponents from a variety of countries. It's great!"
The film began production in June this year in France. During the shoot both France's Chateau de Chantilly and the Conde Museum opened their doors as they permitted a film production to take place for the first time in history. National treasures like Louis XVI's chair even became props in the film. The team is now shooting in Beijing, after which it will head overseas to shoot on location in a number of countries.