Washington, Nov 5 : Chinese actor Jackie Chan is set to star in new period road film, tentatively titled 'Junior Soldiers'.
The actor will also pen the screenplay of the film. Although the 'Rush Hour' star has started working on the screenplay, shooting is expected to begin early next year.
Spox Yuan Nong from the Beijing office of Chan's JCE shingle confirmed the pic would be shot next year but gave no further details, reports Variety.
According to Sina.com, the movie is a period costume drama and is set during the Qin dynasty. 'Underdog Knight' helmer Ding Sheng will direct the film.