Jackie Chan lands comedy role in as-yet untitled film

Updated: Jun 29, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

London: Chinese martial arts star Jackie Chan is to appear as a detective in an English-language comedy which is currently untitled.

The 58-year-old actor`s JC Group International are teaming with Talent International Media Group to produce the project, which is based on an original idea of the actor, reported a website.

The as-yet untitled film, which will be written by Jay Longino, will see Chan play a detective, who is out to track down an American gambler who has ducked out of a debt he owes to a Macau casino syndicate.

Chan can next be seen in "Chinese 12 Zodiac", which he also directed, wrote and produced.

The film is due to premiere in Beijing on December 12.