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The Karate Kid

Release Date: June 11, 2010

January 13, 2009
Jackie Chan to play the martial arts mentor

Jackie Chan is in final talks to join the remake of The Karate Kid for Columbia Pictures. The actor would play the eccentric mentor of a bullied young boy (played here by Will Smith's son, Jaden). Penned by Chris Murphy and to be helmed by Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2), the project is expected to begin shooting this summer in Beijing.
Source: Variety

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