Brett Ratner'sRush Hour 3 has begun shooting in Paris, marking continued interest from American filmmakersin the capital city.

The third installment of the action comedy stars Chris Tucker andJackie Chan along with French actor Yvan Attal, director Roman Polanski and a French actress ofrenown whose name has yet to be revealed.

Rush Hour 3will shoot for six weeks in various sites all over Paris having started shooting on Aug 20 on the Champs-Elysees with a motorcycle chase down the avenue, over the Alexandre III Bridge and into the 7th arrondissement.

Paris has been wracking up high-profile American projectsin the past year with such directors as Ron Howard, Sofia Coppola, Hal Hartley,and most recently Zoe Cassavetes turning theirlenses on the city.