A decade has handed since Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker final shared the display collectively, however it seems followers at the moment are lastly nearer than ever to a Rush Hour four.
The veteran movie actor shared the thrilling information throughout an look on Energy 106’s The Cruz Present, the place he confirmed years and years of rumblings that he’d given the inexperienced gentle on increasing the action-comedy franchise.
“For the final 20 years, I’ve tried totally different [characters,]” Chan shared. “A number of years in the past, Karate Child. There was speculated to be a Karate Child 2 however the script is not proper. A number of years later they wish to do it and I say, ‘You continue to wish to do Karate Child? No, Karate Males.’ They’re taller than me now!”
He added, “Rush Hour you are able to do any time… Subsequent yr!”
Because it seems, Jackie solely very not too long ago got here to an settlement with insiders pushing to maneuver the venture ahead. He defined, “For the final seven years, we have been turning down the script, turning down the script. Yesterday, we simply agreed.”
Chan added, “The script most likely on the finish of this month may have a second draft and subsequent yr, [we’ll] most likely begin.”
The catch? As a result of sure, there’s all the time a catch. Jackie stated, “If… Chris Tucker agrees.”
The comic and second half of the Rush Hour duo has but to remark publicly on whether or not or not he is on board with a fourth movie, however Jackie stated his resolution will probably come all the way down to scheduling constraints.
“It isn’t about cash!” Chan assured. “It is about [having the] time to make. In any other case, Rush Hour four we’re all outdated males. I inform Chris Tucker, ‘Earlier than we get outdated, please do Rush Hour four.'”
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Similar to Jackie, Chris has shared his perspective on reprising considered one of his most iconic roles. In a 2012 interview with Vulture, Tucker expressed desirous to get again in entrance of the digital camera alongside the well-known martial artist.
“Rush Hour four, we’re trying into it, me and Jackie,” Tucker stated. “We’re making an attempt to get it going, so we’re growing one thing, so hopefully we’ll get one thing in.”
The primary Rush Hour hit theaters in 1998 and spawned two extra sequels launched in 2001 and 2007. A Rush Hour sitcom premiered on CBS in 2016 however was canceled after one season.
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