- Veteran actor Jackie Chan was recently in a situation that could have cost him his life
- He was filming a scene for his latest movie, Vanguard, out at sea when he nearly drowned
- Fortunately, the actor was able to keep his cool and survive
Jackie Chan is one of Hollywood's most famous action heroes who can also have his audience laughing out loud.
Children and grown-ups alike admire him and would have been saddened if he had not walked away from a recent dangerous situation.
Jackie was working on his latest film, Vanguard, when things took a near-fatal turn.
China.org.cn reported that the incident happened while Jackie and the crew were out at sea for the shoot. He became trapped under a rock.
Jackie couldn't free himself and was facing the possibility of drowning. Fortunately, he managed to stay calm and the crew quickly reacted.
They got Jackie free and Jackie reassured the film's director, Stanley Tong, that everything was alright, according to the Inquirer.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Stanley was so relieved that he couldn't help but cry.
For Jackie, the reality of what happened only came later, when he was in the shower. It dawned on him that he could have died.
"I suddenly felt really scared and my body started shaking. I could have so easily died."
His fans are likely to be just as happy as he is that he survived to make another movie. Vanguard will be released in China on 25 January, the first day of the Chinese New Year.
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