Legendary Chinese actor Jackie Chan according to reports will be in Nigeria from September 4th 2015. Fans will get to see him first hand as he performs his mesmerizing stunts and tells a fantastic story in cinemas across Nigeria through his $65million dollar film “Dragon Blade”. This has been dubbed as one of the finest of his works starring Golden Globe Winner (John Cusack), Academy Award Winner (Adrien Brody) and Jackie Chan.
Dragon Blade tells the story ofHuoAn (Jackie Chan), a Hun, serving as the captain of the Protection Squad Silk Road. A Roman general named Lucius (John Cusack) flees to the East with his legion and Publius (Jozef Waite), heir of the ruling Roman Consul, to escape from the corrupt Emperor Tiberius (Adrien Brody), who plans to kill Publius and usurp the throne. They meet HuoAn at a frontier fort on the Silk Road, where they receive sanctuary. Tiberius and his army, who have pursued Lucius along the Silk Road, approach the fort with intention of killing Publius and ambitions of capturing and controlling the Silk Road. HuoAn decides to help Lucius, and goes to his allies to recruit an army to fight against Tiberius. HuoAn arrives with reinforcements, and an epic battle like never seen before, begins.
The film is being distributed by FilmOne and watch out for the shout out by Jackie Chan to all Naija peeps before the release (online and at the cinemas) and those who get to watch the movie, stand the chance of having an “authentic” Dragon Blade poster, autographed by Jackie Chan himself. YES, that’s a fact. There will also be fantastic prizes to win when you buy tickets to watch Dragon Blade.