You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

‘Kung Fu Yoga’ Trailer: Jackie Chan Channels Indiana Jones in New Action Comedy

The film from "Rumble in the Bronx" and "Supercop" director Stanley Tong hits theaters in 2017.

Jackie Chan in “Kung Fu Yoga”

GSC Movies

READ MORE: Academy Picks Governors Awards 2016, Including Jackie Chan and Frederick Wiseman

Anyone expecting to see Jackie Chan practicing yoga in the upcoming film “Kung Fu Yoga” might be disappointed. Chan’s latest collaboration with director Stanley Tong (“Rumble in the Bronx,” “Supercop’) is heavy on the kung fu, and light on the yoga. The trailer for the film features Chan doing what he does best — kicking butt while narrowly avoiding certain death like Indiana Jones — but there are also many things we’ve never seen from Chan before, like having to drive an SUV with a giant Lion in the back seat.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Chinese archeology professor Jack (Chan) teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only to be ambushed by Randall (Sonu Sood), the descendent of a rebel army leader. When they free themselves, their next stop is Dubai where a diamond from the ice cave is to be auctioned. After a series of double-crosses and revelations about their past, Jack and his team travel to a mountain temple in India, using the diamond as a key to unlock the real treasure.

READ MORE: Jackie Chan: Why He Thinks ‘Warcraft’ Box Office Success In China Has ‘Scared The Americans’

To watch the trailer for “Kung Fu Yoga,” check out the video below.

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Film and tagged ,