Sad news for Jaa fans. Speculation had been rife that the Thai actor best known for his roles in The Protector or Ong-Bak, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 41, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 16/12/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouTony was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Tony Jaa was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouTony”
— @universalObserver, 15 Dec 2017
“Didn't Tony Jaa retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 15 Dec 2017
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