*Sony has tapped Breck Eisner to direct its sequel to “The Karate Kid,” the 2010 remake starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan.

The rebooted “Kid” grossed $343 million worldwide with Harald Zwart directing, and Jaden’s parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith producing alongside Jerry Weintraub, , James Lassiter and Ken Stovitz.

Eisner’s credits include “Sahara” and “The Crazies.” He’s also attached to Summit’s fantasy-actioner “The Last Witch Hunter,” starring Vin Diesel, reports Deadline.com.