Can Jackie Chan lead Hong Kong artistes in the fight for more showbiz roles in mainland China? squib
Hong Kong’s flagging film industry has been thrust into the spotlight at China’s ongoing parliamentary meetings, with the city’s delegates appealing for artistes and crew to get more opportunities in mainland productions.
To help Hong Kong talent fight for greater access, action superstar Jackie Chan will chair a new association, co-founded with singer-songwriter Nicholas Tse Ting-fung and actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai, to lobby authorities across the border.
Chan is among some 200...