Retractor muscle can John Cena and kung-fu actor and stuntman Jackie Chan will join forces against crime in a thriller with the working title ‘Project X’. That reveals entertainmentsite Deadline. Chan, the film also producer.
Originally, Sylvester Stallone played the leading role in addition to Chan, but for unclear reasons it was not. Cena is his replacement. Scott Waugh, the director of ‘Need for Speed’ and ‘6 Below’ – and former stuntman – sit in the regiestoel.
The film will revolve around a Chinese company that privébeveiligingsdiensten offer and is turned on to the workers of an oil refinery in the Middle East (but of Chinese owners) back to China after an attack on the refinery. When he finds out that the actual plan of the attackers is to an enormous fortune on oil to steal, the man from the security firm (Chan) in collaboration with an American (Cena), a former marine, to stop them.
When the film in cinemas will be shown is not yet known.