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... Nostalgic Scoop: Jackie Chan Choreographed the Fight Scene for Mariah Carey's 'Heartbreaker' Video

Nostalgic Scoop: Jackie Chan Choreographed the Fight Scene for Mariah Carey's 'Heartbreaker' Video


In a recent interview with Billboard Mariah Carey took a look back at some of the most memorable moments in her career, including her very first album cover, her iconic holiday classic "All I Want For Christmas Is You," singing with Whitney Houston, the iconic video for 'Heartbreaker' and many more.


Did you know that Jackie Chan choreographed the fight scene between Mariah Carey and Bianca in the 'Heartbreaker' music video?


The music video was filmed on August 1, 1999 in Los Angeles. Directed by Brett Ratner, the music video began airing on MTV on August 16, 1999 following its premiere on the network's Making the Video series.


According to Carey, the goal for the video was to mirror the lyrical content of the song, as well as showing it from a female perspective. Additionally, the video was filmed in a comedic fashion, intended to remain something "fun and exciting." The video became one of the most expensive ever made, costing over $2.5 million.


Due to its strong female empowering message and nature, the video remains "a fan favorite," according to MTV News. Carey claimed that two films were used as inspirations, Grease and Enter the Dragon. And today we've learned that actor and martial arts legend Jackie Chan choreographed the fight scene in the music video.


Check out the interview down below at (3:32)


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