The 2004 film Around The World In 80 Days is an adventure comedy centered on a bet between a rich Londoner and his friend. Now over 17 years later, let’s go ahead and see what the cast of Around the World in 80 Days is doing now.
1. Jackie Chan
An article from screenrant.com shows that after Around the World in 80 Days, Jackie Chan, who played Jean Passepartout, went on to star in films such as Karate Kid and Rush Hour 3.
And according to looper.com, he also took a break from Hollywood until 2017 because he struggled to find the right script.
2. Steve Coogan
According to flickchart.com, Steve Coogan, who played Phileas Fogg, continuously landed roles in movies like The Trip and Philomena after starring on Around the World in 80 Days.
Right now, Steve is working on the second season of This Time With Alan Partridge, which airs on BBC One starting April 30 as per nme.com.
3. Cécile de France
After the movie’s release, Cécile de France, who played Monique La Roche, went on to land roles in films such as The Singer and In Harmony, according to her Rotten Tomatoes page.
She also got married in 2006 and is currently promoting her upcoming movie Lost Illusions as per her IMDb page.
4. Arnold Schwarzenegger
An article from insider.com showed that after the movie’s release, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who played Prince Hapi, consistently booked projects in Hollywood like Maggie and Killing Gunther.
He was also the governor of California until 2011, and right now, Arnold keeps himself busy by annoying his kids with his iconic movie one-liners, according to cinemablend.com.
5. Jim Broadbent
After the movie’s release, Jim Broadbent, who played Lord Kelvin, went on to star in films like The Young Victoria and Paddington, according to a list from ultimatemovierankings.com.
And according to deadline.com. Jim is currently gearing up again to star in the movie adaptation of the hit novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
6. Kathy Bates
According to IMDb, Kathy Bates, who played Queen Victoria, starred in movies like The Blind Side and Midnight in Paris after the film’s release.
She was then diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2012, which she successfully defeated, according to today.com. Now, she’s trying to perfect the Dublin accent for her upcoming role, according to extra.ie.
7. Owen Wilson
After playing Wilbur Wright on Around the World in 80 Days, Owen Wilson went on to star as John in Marley & Me and Jedediah in Night at the Museum, as per cheatsheet.com.
He also voiced Lightning Mcqueen in Cars, and right now, Wilson is set to star in another film titled Paint, as per crowrivermedia.com.
8. Ewen Bremner
After the film’s release, Ewen Bremmer, who played Inspector Fix, landed roles in films like Fool’s Gold and Jack the Giant Slayer, as per ranker.com.
He also came back as Spud for Trainspotting 2, and according to scotsman.com, he’s currently working on a new biopic film about the Creation Records founder Alan McGee.
9. Adam Godley
After Around the World in 80 Days, Adam Godley, who played Mr. Sutton, starred in shows such as Suits and Breaking Bad, according to tvguide.com.
He then won a SAG Award for his role on The Great, and right now, he’s currently working on the 3rd season of The Umbrella Academy, as per thrillist.com.
10. Karen Mok
According to her IMDb, Karen Mok, who played General Fang, starred in films such as Mr. Cinema and Man of Tai Chi after the movie’s release.
She also found success in her singing career, where she even holds the Guinness Book of World record for the highest altitude concert in Tibet, according to globaltimes.cn.