A new international trailer, poster and featurette have been released for Chinese Zodiac (formerly known as CZ12). Jackie Chan directing, writing, choreographing and starring in this film which is part three in the Armour of God series, the second of which was released in the U.S. under the title Operation Condor.
The series is known for mixing Indiana Jones-style adventure with his usual martial arts action, but this time around it looks like he’s pulling out all the stops.
Chan has been preparing for the film for seven years and shooting it for over a year in over ten cities in five countries. The actor called the movie “one of the most important films” of his career.
The film follows the adventures of a renowned thief/treasure hunter who’s searching for a set of ancient Chinese sculptures crafted in the likeness of the zodiac animals.
Chinese Zodiac, also starring Oliver Platt, Caitlin Dechelle, Laura Weissbecker, Steven Dasz, Kenny G, Sang-woo Kwone, and Andrew Dasz, hits international theaters on December 20th, 2012 but there’s no word yet on a US distribution deal.