Jackie Chan Interested in Jackie Chan Musical

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Jackie Chan attends New York Asian Film Festival Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony at Walter Reade Theater on June 10, 2013 in New York City. Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images

Rocky is a musical, Pan's Labyrinth is a musical, The Notebook is a musical — why not a Jackie Chan biographical musical? Why not, indeed. The action star announced yesterday at a press conference that he's hoping to develop his memoir, I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, into a stage production. Chan says the musical will focus on his early life, including his education at the Peking Opera School and his performances with a children's acrobatics ensemble, according to THR. Will there be a show-stopping number called "Chop, Chop" that's about hurrying but also about martial arts? One hopes.