LOS ANGELES (Reuters)-Fighting styles professional and also actor Jackie Chan will certainly get a lifetime achievement Oscar, the Academy of Movie Arts as well as Sciences introduced on Thursday.
Chan, 62, the Hong Kong-born celebrity of Hollywood films such as “Kung Fu Panda,” “The Karate Child” and the “Thrill Hour” franchise business, will certainly join documentary manufacturer Frederick Wiseman, British film editor Anne V. Coates as well as casting director Lynn Stalmaster as recipients of the 2016 Governors Awards.
Each will certainly get an honorary Oscar statuette acknowledging their lifetime contribution to movie at a gala in L.a in November.
Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in a declaration called them all “real leaders as well as legends in their crafts.”
Chan made his movie launching at the age of 8, as well as has acted and occasionally composed as well as routed greater than 30 fighting styles movies in Hong Kong. He has never won an Oscar.
In August, he was ranked the second-highest paid actor on the planet by Forbes with approximated 2016 profits of $61 million, simply below “Fast and also Furious” celebrity Dwayne Johnson.