Jackie Chan To Be Conferred Lifetime Achievement Oscar Award

The award will be conferred in LA in November.

Jackie Chan is finally winning an Oscar Award. That’s correct, the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Science announced on Thursday that Chan will be conferred a Lifetime Achievement Oscar.  A gala celebration will take place in November in Los Angeles. Jackie has never won an Oscar Award, even after being hugely popular in Asia, America and other countries and continents.

Jackie was also the second on the list of the highest paid actors in Hollywood released by Forbes. He was second to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, another action-hero who made a successful foray from the world of sports entertainment to entertainment.

Jackie has several achievements under his belt ever since he made a debut at the age of 8. Chan single-handedly made popular a whole new genre - that of comedy-karate - for two decades from the early 80s to the late 90s in the Hong Kong film industry.  He kind of remade himself in films like Karate Kid, the remake that starred Will Smith’s son, Jaden Smith.

Jackie made  inroads into Hollywood in the late 80s with films like Armour of God, Police Story and Drunken Master, all of which became franchises. Since then, Chan has been a Hollywood regular, being affiliated with films like Kung Fu Panda,

Jackie Chan will be conferred a Lifetime Achievement Oscar Award by the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Science in a ceremony to be held in November in LA.


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