Jackie Chan to sing for Beijing Olympics 2008

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Washington, April 8: Jackie Chan, Lee-Hom Wang, Zhang Ziyi and Stefanie Sun will team up to sing 'Stand Up,' the theme song for 'The One,' a film about China's first Olympian.

Producer Wang Zhebin told the Beijing Times that each singer will represent a different Chinese group - Chan, Hong Kong; Wang, Taiwan; Zhang, the mainland; and Singaporean Sun repping overseas Chinese. Wang Pingjiu, a member of the cultural committee for the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, wrote the lyrics of 'Stand Up' and music was composed by Shu Nan, reports Variety.
'The One' is in post-production and will be ready for release in May.

The film, which is being made as a tribute to the 2008 Beijing Games, is based on sprinter Liu Changchun, who represented China at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, despite the efforts of Japanese occupation forces in Manchuria to stop him.


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