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  • Sony Finds Director for Jaden Smith’s ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel

    Apr 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *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 […]

  • Will Smith: Key to Superstardom is ‘International’ Appeal

    Jun 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *“Men in Black 3” marks the first acting gig for Will Smith in four years, but the Hollywood heavyweight didn’t spend the entire hiatus away from the business. Much of the time was spent producing projects for his Overbrook Entertainment shingle – like “The Karate Kid” remake starring his son Jaden. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS […]

  • Will Smith Taught Jaden how to On-Screen Kiss

    Aug 5, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *Will Smith said he gave his 12-year-old son Jaden pointers on how to execute a proper on screen kiss without looking sloppy. The actor advised Jaden to keep his lips closed during a kiss in his remake of “The Karate Kid,” warning him that otherwise he would “look like a whale.” “Try not to keep […]

  • Photos: Jaden Smith & Jackie Chan on the Promo Run for ‘The Karate Kid’ in London

    Jul 16, 10 by clabasan Leave a comment


    *Rising star Jaden Smith and seasoned film veteran Jackie Chan hit the red carpet in London at the premiere of their movie, “The Karate Kid” for a leg of their promo tour. The film hits theaters July 28th in the United Kingdom. More photos below from the premiere: Jaden gets a little serious when he […]

  • Sony Already Plotting ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel

    Jun 16, 10 by EurPublisher 6 Comments


    *Sony Pictures is said to be meeting with writers to pitch ideas for a second installment of the “The Karate Kid” remake, according to Deadline. Director Harald Zwart has stated he’s down for a sequel, but so far, no word from producers Will and Jada Smith as to whether it will happen. As previously reported, […]

  • EUR Film Review: The Karate Kid

    Jun 15, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Hollywood is in the midst of a full-blown revival of Eighties classics, and the latest beneficiary of that sense of nostalgia is The Karate Kid. The 1984 martial arts hit was a modestly-budgeted revenge flick about a 98-pound weakling who gets bullied by classmates after he and his mom relocate to California. But the newcomer […]