Jackie Chan – A Brief History

Most of you will probably be aware of why I was so pleased to meet Jackie Chan – he is after all well known all over the globe – and you may have seen some of his films, but you may not know much of the history of Jackie Chan. So, here is a little […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 8)

We finished out lunch and still had about half an hour before we were needed back. I followed Brad and Paul to the stunt bags. These were specialized Jackie Chan duffle bags where all of our stunt equipment was stored. The one bag they opened had all sort of pads in them from knee and […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 7)

“Oh, no no no no no no. She seems really busy preparing for her scene I wouldn’t want to bother her.”   “Oh c’mon, she’s just sitting there bored waiting for a handsome stunt guy to talk to her!” Diana grabbed my arm and dragged me over before I could protest, “Hi Claire, this is […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 6)

I went back to the table expecting everyone to be finishing up and getting ready to work, but they were all just sitting there in no particular rush to go anywhere. I sat down and asked, “Shouldn’t we be heading out?”   “Where to?” Paul asked.   “I don’t know, to work?” Paul and Brad […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 5)

We drove along for close to forty minutes. We left the city and took a small winding road up into the hills. I have to say, I’ve never really been an outdoorsy nature person, but the view as we drove out was nothing short of magnificent. First of all the hills were the deepest, richest […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 4)

My alarm woke me up at 6:00 am. I turned it off, went to the washroom, brushed my teeth, showered and got ready for the day. When I got back to my room I faced a HUGE DILEMMA: what was I going to wear for my first day on set?!?! I mean what would I […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 3)

We pulled into the parking garage of a big condo complex. Brad, Exy and I grabbed our bags and headed up. Paul had already checked in but went with the rest of us to the lobby to get our keys. Paul lead the way as we got off the elevator at our floor.   “This […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET! (PAGE 2)

Exy, being his normal good natured self broke the silence, “So, what’re we having for dinner today? I’m hungry already!”   I looked over and laughed, Exy was the only person who made me feel like I wasn’t such an outsider. I asked him about my per dium. “Dorothy gave me a bunch of money, […]

CHAPTER 6: FIRST DAY ON SET!

I stood there and watched them sort through whatever it was they were doing. It seemed like they were doing an inventory of various objects. I noticed boxes of Jackie Chan memorabilia from the shirts and key chains I just received, to gloves, hats, and so many other INCREDIBLY COOL JACKIE CHAN things!   “Allen, […]

CHAPTER 5: IRELAND (PAGE 9)

We reached the top and Jackie’s door was already open. I nearly dropped everything I was carrying when I saw his room. As soon as you walk in you look down to see the marble flooring that welcomed your feet. There was a hallway both to the left and right. Straight ahead to the left […]