Martial arts movie star Jackie Chan awarded honorary Oscar

Jackie Chan just got kicked up a notch.

The martial arts movie star is set to receive an honorary Oscar statuette at the Academy’s 8th Annual Governors Awards to be held in November.

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science recently voted to present the award to Chan, documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and film editor Anne V. Coates.

Chan, who made his movie debut at age 8, is being honored for his “distinctive...

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