Jackie Chan teaches 11 year old Will Smith's son

Will Smith's youngest son Jaden Smith takes centre stage in the China Film Group-Columbia Pictures remake of classic 80s flick The Karate Kid.

The original 1984 movie starred Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita as the bullied boy and his martial arts teacher, respectively.

The Karate Kid starred Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. They went on to star in three Karate Kid films together as Daniel and Mr Miyagi

He will steal his father's thunder as he embarks on his first silver screen lead role opposite the veteran Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan, 55. While Chan's son, Jaycee, is a singer and actor but has not followed in his father's footsteps as an action star.

And he said he suggested to Will Smith, 40, that he send his son to China for a few years of kung fu training, predicting 'when he returns, his martial arts will be truly incredible'.

"He took the training very seriously. I was very impressed with him", Jackie said. "Jaden had a lot of respect for me as his teacher, even off the set," says Chan. "He is professional as many adult actors who have been in the business for years."

Jaden has already had a brush with fame in The Pursuit of Happyness and The Day the Earth Stood Still.

Will the Hollywood star and Jada Pinkett Smith's daughter Willow is also following in her parents' footsteps, with a role in I Am Legend and Madagascar 2 already under her nine-year-old belt.

Jaden Smith costarred with his father in the 2006 movie "The Pursuit of Happyness" and appeared in the 2008 Keanu Reeves sci-fi movie "The Day the Earth Stood Still."

Kung Fu Kid is currently being filmed on Wudang Mountain in Hubei, China, under the watchful eyes of Jaden's famous father Will Smith, who is a producer for the film.

Will Smith, a producer of the new film, watches filming with a crew member and 11-year-old Jaden

Source - DailyMail



i love jackie chan he rox!!!

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