Aside from the obvious excitement and fanfare surrounding Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s return to the big screen after an 18-year absence, I noticed a growing desire among fans for another buddy cop comedy to be brought back: the ‘Rush Hour’ series.
A fourth film has been long overdue, and despite the fact that nearly every other early-2000s franchise has been resurrected in some manner, this one is still in the running, despite the fact that the fan base and recall value are at an all-time high right now.
Every time an internet rumor about a sequel to this series surfaced, it was quickly debunked, either by the film’s creators or by those directly involved. Is there going to be a fourth installment? It’s still a question mark. However, it appears that somewhere there is a script that is always being changed.
Even though there are still issues with the project’s development behind the scenes, the lead actors appear to be on board and eager to make a fourth film, which we’ll discuss in greater detail in the following parts.
Plot of Rush Hour 4
Jackie Chan appeared to be the first to sign on, saying in 2017 that “we’ve been turning down the writing, turning down the script for the past seven years.” We’ll probably have a second draught of the screenplay after this month, and we’ll probably start working on it next year.”
As a result, Chris Tucker showed enthusiasm for joining the cast of the franchise’s impending fourth film in early 2018, confirming its existence. It’s happening right now. We’re about to enter the Rush of All Rushes. When Tucker remarked, “Jackie is ready, and we want to do this so that people don’t forget it,” fans went into another frenzy, which was swiftly dissipated by Chan’s PR firm, who stated that the film was not in development at all.
Despite all the behind-the-scenes activities that may or may not be public information, the film is still “in development,” according to what we know. However, it has been rumored that a Bingbing Li-starring “Rush Hour” revival is in the works, albeit no news on this has been released.
Problems with Brett Ratner’s spinoff TV show, which was cancelled after one season, exacerbated the situation. Assuming that the film is made, the following section of the article will focus on numerous possible outcomes. The allure of the ‘Rush Hour’ genre, or any other buddy-cop picture, has always been the relationship between the two protagonists pitted against each other: i
n this case, the fast-talking James Carter and the tough-guy Chief Inspector Lee, both cops. We’ve been waiting for a chance to see their on-screen chemistry, but it’s looking like we’ll have to make do with just the trilogy.
As a result, many fans are anticipating a sequel because the threequel failed to create a sense of closure that would allow them to conclude the series. In Hollywood, a trilogy is a sure bet.
Despite the fact that detectives Lee and Carter declared their retirement intentions to settle in Fiji and work as bartenders, the third film left plenty of room for sequels, which is understandable. If there is a fourth, I’d like to see a depressing conclusion. As far as I’m aware, there are no additional details concerning the tale to discuss at this time.
Release Date of Rush Hour 4
Tucker said that he was working on Rush Hour 4 earlier this year. The film’s production was not completed in 2018, as scheduled, for whatever reason. Tucker notified us in January 2019 that the script was being rewritten. We’re working on a couple script issues right now, but we’re not giving up.”
On the podcast “Winging It,” “Tucker” revealed that he and the studio are working to put the project together because “Jackie Chan” and “I” both want to do it. Rush Hour 4 might hit theaters in the summer of 2022 if production begins in earnest in early 2021.
Given the current state of affairs, this could be postponed for a while. Rush Hour 4 is set to be published on June 21, 2022.
Cast of Rush Hour 4
The cast and staff for Rush Hour 4 have yet to be confirmed, so stay tuned for further information. A fourth film is necessary to complete the series with Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in the starring roles. The only constants in the show are the two protagonists.
As a result, the sequel is anticipated to have many new characters. Soo-Yung, Han’s daughter, was played by Julia Hsu and Zhang Jingchu in the film. However, they were played by different actors in their movie.