jj.jpg Asian famous action pack superstars, Jet Li & Jackie Chan will star together for the first time in a martial arts action movie.

The movie is reported to cost $70 million but is untitled as yet. The script will be based on the legend of the monkey king and his quest to achieve immortality. Jet Li will be playing 2 roles, that of the monkey king and the silent monk while Jackie will be plyaing the monk T’sa-Ho. The production is planned to begin next April.

Jackie is working on Rush Hour 3 filming now and has been nominated for Best Actor for his work in The Myth (2005) by the 15th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival.

Jet Li’s latest martial arts film was Fearless and is now working on latest film, Rogue.