Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar this year

Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar this year

– 62-year-old Jackie Chan will receive his own Golden Oscar in November

– The Academy Honorary Award is often awarded in preference to those who have never won an Academy Award

– Steve Martin, Hayao Myazaki, Robert Redford and other notable people received it

The Academy Honorary Award is often awarded in preference to those with noted achievements in motion pictures who have nevertheless never won an Academy Award.

Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar this year

Among with Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, will pick up Governor Awards in November.

Jackie Chan is the famous martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman and even singer.

"The Honorary Award was created for artists like Jackie Chan, Anne Coates, Lynn Stalmaster and Frederick Wiseman – true pioneers and legends in their crafts," said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in a statement. "The Board is proud to honor their extraordinary achievements, and we look forward to celebrating with them at the Governors Awards in November."

Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar this year

Let us remind you that some of the most notable Chan’s movies were shot in Philippines – such as legendary “Armor of God” series.

Also you can remember Jackie Chan in “Rush Hour”, “Police Story”, “Wheels on Meals” and dozens of other movies.

 

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