16-time World Champion had bagged another major Hollywood film role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cena will star alongside the king of movie stunts and Hollywood icon, Jackie Chan for an upcoming action thriller flick. Cena will be replacing legendary Hollywood action star, Sylvester Stallone who was previously slated for the movie.
The working title of the movie is “Project X” and Chan will also serve as producer along with Joe Tam, Esmond Ren and Hans Canosa. The film will be directed by “Need For Speed” director Scott Waugh. Arash Amel wrote the screenplay.
Chan last starred in “The Foreigner” and is attached to a fourth “Rush Hour” film and a “Shanghai Noon” sequel. Chan holds the Guinness World Record for most stunts by a living actor.
Cena’s upcoming movies include the Transformers’ spin-off “Bumblebee” and Universal’s “The Jason Directive” which will be produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.