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The Karate Kid: Jackie Chan to star
Tue January 13, 2009 Return to Film News

Jackie Chan is in final talks to star in the remake of Columbia's The Karate Kid. Harald Zwart has been set to direct the new version, which might be retitled to "The Kung Fu Kid".

Set in an exotic Asian locale, the new film will borrow elements of the original plot, wherein a bullied youth (Jaden Smith) learns to stand up for himself with the help of an eccentric mentor (Chan). Chris Murphy penned the screenplay.

"Karate Kid" will shoot early this summer in Beijing.


Source: Variety
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