The Jackie Chan starred new film 1911: REVOLUTION has been selected to be this year's Tokyo International Film Festival special opening film. This film festival committee made the announcement yesterday. Jackie Chan will appear during the film festival to promote the film.
1911: REVOLUTION took ten years from conception to production planning. This film in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution cost over HK$300 million. At the same time it is Jackie Chan's 100th film in his career. Jackie Chan said that he looked forward very much to seeing viewers in Japan. As for his 100th film being selected to be the Tokyo International Film Festival opening film since the Earthquake, he thought it was a honor for the film to be able to bring out courage.