Donnie Yen to begin filming Benny Chan movie soon

6 Mar – Busy-bee Donnie Yen knows no time for rest, as he admitted that he is filming from one project after another.

As reported on Oriental Daily, the actor, who appeared at a Po Leung Kuk event as the new Youth Services ambassador recently, shared that he will begin filming a new movie soon, to be directed by Benny Chan.

"It will be a crime film, which will begin production at the end of the month," he said.

However, after months of filming in other countries, Donnie stated that he has been trying to persuade Benny to shoot the new movie in Hong Kong instead so that he could spend more time with his family.

The actor also admitted that he has been working hard to get fit again, especially after letting himself go during the Lunar New Year season.

"The movie would have multiple stunt scenes and fights like in "SPL", so I have to get back into shape," he said.

Although he made no mention of the title of the new movie, it is believed that Donnie was talking about "Crossfire" - a live adaptation of the hit video game "Sleeping Dogs" that previously pushed its filming schedule due to his commitment with Disney's live action film, "Mulan".

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