By now, I'm sure most of you are aware of that Jackie Chan is supposedly teaming up with Jet Li to star in a film tentatively titled The J&J Plan. (Here at Cinematical, we're desperately trying not to let that awful title ruin our expectations of what's sure to be a very cool movie. Yeah, so please change the title. And fast.)
Though nothing is set in stone yet (I believe the actors are waiting to see how good the script turns out), rumors of a possible director are starting to surface. And yes, as you can tell from the title of this post, the director in question is none other than Peter Jackson. Um, seriously. According to Monkey Peaches via a story in the Beijing-based Star Daily, an anonymous insider claims Jackson is in talks to direct the pic.
Personally, I can see the dude coming on as producer, but there's no way Peter Jackson is directing a Jackie Chan/Jet Li movie, right? Am I wrong to think that way? The paper also reports that Jet Li has been offered $9 million to play villain in the pic, which means Chan will take on the role of hero. Hey, screw Jackson -- I'm sure this flick will kick so much ass, it won't matter who steps behind the camera.