Hong Kong's Emperor Motion Pictures (EMP) has closed three major European territories on Jackie Chan actionadventure The Myth at the European FilmMarket.

France's Metropolitan has acquired the $20m picture, produced by Chan's JCEMovies, along with Germany's Splendid and Spain's Manga. The film, whichstars Chan, Tony Leung Ka-fai and Bollywoodactress Mallika Sherawat,was a big hit across Asia last year grossing $11.9m (RMB96m) in China alone.

Chan's new picture, whichhas the working title Project BB, recently started shooting in Hong Kong and China. Directed by Benny Chan and produced by JCE Movies and China's Huayi Brothers, the filmstars Chan, Louis Koo, Michael Huiand Chinese actress Gao Yuanyuan.