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Jackie Chan set for ‘Junior Soldiers’

Ding Sheng to direct period road movie

BEIJING — Jackie Chan has started work on his latest film, which has the English working title “Junior Soldiers.” Lensing 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.

Project is essentially a road movie in period costume set during the Qin dynasty, according to reports on the Sina.com website; “Underdog Knight” helmer Ding Sheng will direct.

Chan will produce, star and write the screenplay, which focuses on three people and a horse.

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