Watch: New Official US Trailer for Jackie Chan's '1911' Historical Epic
When an empire is torn between power and corrupt, a revolution begins! Well Go USA and Variance Films have released an official US trailer on Apple, that barely runs a minute long, for 1911, the Chinese historical epic co-directed by Jackie Chan and Li Zhang. The film is a historical epic about "the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty" and Jackie Chan also stars as Huang Xing, along with Li Bingbing, Winston Chao, Joan Chen and Jaycee Chan. We've already seen one trailer and this one doesn't feature any dialogue, just scenes, but it looks awesome. Check this out!
Watch the official US trailer for Jackie Chan & Li Zhang's Chinese film 1911:
You can also download the new 1911 trailer in High Definition on Apple
A historical drama about the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty. This also co-stars: Bing Bing Lee, Wen Xuan Zhao, Joan Chen & Jaycee Chan.
1911 is actually co-directed by actor Jackie Chan, who's directed films like Dragon Strike, Project A, Police Story 1 & 2 before, as well as Li Zhang, a cinematographer making his directing debut after working as the DP on films like Red Cliff, A World Without Thieves, Roaring Across the Horizon and The Banquet. This is being released in the US by Well Go the same date as in China, starting Wednesday, October 12th, this fall.
Reader Feedback - 14 Comments
Yep, that does look awesome.
Xerxexx on Sep 20, 2011
I hope this gets a nod and I hope it beats out J.Edgar for best picture. I'm over Clint and Leo.
Anonymous on Sep 20, 2011
Would be sweet but I don't think the Academy like films about Communism. It's a Shame.
LL on Sep 22, 2011
It's not about Communism. Get your history straight.
THL on Sep 24, 2011
coooooooooool.... but there wasn't just one revolution in China in the past 100 years... there were several. I'm still waiting for a epic movie about the tiananmen square massacre.
Roderick on Sep 20, 2011
probably. China will never allow such a movie to be made on their soil cause they don't want you to know the truth... But there are some great documentaries out there. China: 100 Years of Revolution, Tank Man, etc. Still, a cinematic film based on those events would be nice too. One day...
Roderick on Sep 21, 2011
hope it gets nominated for best foreign film at the academy, i just think jackie deserves to be honored at the oscars, or anywhere, for his contribution to film. he is one of my all time heroes , my fav movies by him are police story and miracles.
Rey on Sep 21, 2011
So this film is about the rise of Communist China. Jackie Chan, what a sell out!
Bruce on Sep 21, 2011
I've posted above, but Sun Yat Sen wasn't Communist. How about doing some reading before making asinine comments and reinforcing the stereotype that Americans are stupid?
Steve Skubinna on Sep 24, 2011
Agree with Steve. The Republic of China, founded in 1911, was the government that the Communists subverted and overthrew. It still survives, sort of, on the island of Taiwan today.
THL on Sep 24, 2011
its going into direct competition with founding of a party, the prequel to this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Founding_of_a_Republic
curious cat on Sep 21, 2011
A film about the start of the Republic of China. Do they mean the communist one?
Yan on Sep 21, 2011
Wait, Jackie Chan can act?
Anonymous on Sep 22, 2011
If there's one thing that the Communists and Nationalists can agree on, it's that Sun Yat-sen was a great man.
Josephtanmk2 on Oct 12, 2011
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