Crew Member Drowned in Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville New Movie ‘Skiptrace’

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Crew member drowned during the filming of Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville’s new movie ‘Skiptrace’.

A crew member in Jackie Chan’s new movie has died after drowning in the waters close to Hong Kong. The cameraman for Chan’s latest movie, ‘Skiptrace’ was onboard a boat with several other crew members when it capsized.

According to reports, 7 other members of the crew were able to swim out from the capsized vessell but one man was found unconscious and later pronounced dead. Cameraman Chan Kwok-hung, an industry veteran, was 51-years-old with many movie credits to his name and over 20 years of experience.

Jackie Chan was not onboard the boat at the time it capsized but there is conflicting information on who was on the boat at the time it went under.

Directed by Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2) ‘Skip Trace’ is being co-produced by Jackie Chan and features Johnny Knoxvile and Jackie Chan.

‘Skiptrace’ tells the story of a Hong Kong detective who has to team up with a gambler to fight a vicious Chinese criminal. The film is also penned by Jackie Chan, and Brian Gatewood.

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