By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 04:33 GMT, 10 January 2021 | Updated: 04:33 GMT, 10 January 2021
Taiwan-born Canadian actor Eddie Peng is a star on the rise.
In his recent role in the USD$100 million Chinese action film The Rescue, the 38-year-old acts and performs his own death-defying stunts.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, Eddie said that before pursuing the 'Hollywood dream' he feels there is much for him to learn and improve on within Asia.
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EXCLUSIVE 'Chinese films today are world class': Actor Eddie Peng (pictured) has revealed why his 'Hollywood dreams' can wait as he stars and performs death-defying stunts in USD$100 million Chinese action film The Rescue
The Rescue, one of the most expensive Chinese movies ever made, centers around a rescue unit within the Chinese Coast Guard who are forced to overcome their personal differences to resolve a crisis.
Eddie said it was both thrilling and nerve-wracking to join the cast of director Dante Lam's mega-budget blockbuster.
'The pressure was probably more self-inflicted. Having worked with director Dante Lam before, I know how high his expectations can be,' he said.
The hunky actor also said the cast spent two months training for the extreme first-responder rescue exercises and did various simulation exercises involving water, fire and altitude.
'It was pretty rigorous': The hunky actor spent two months training for the extreme first-responder rescue exercises and did various simulations involving water, fire and altitudeInsurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Overview: The Rescue, one of the most expensive Chinese movies ever made, centers around a rescue unit