Why China – not Jackie Chan, nor even Jaden Smith – is the real star of 2010 co-production The Karate Kid

//Why China – not Jackie Chan, nor even Jaden Smith – is the real star of 2010 co-production The Karate Kid

Why China – not Jackie Chan, nor even Jaden Smith – is the real star of 2010 co-production The Karate Kid

Compared to the 1984 original, Harold Zwart’s 2010 Karate Kid remake really rings the changes.Instead of the unknown Ralph Macchio as the eponymous kid, we get Jaden Smith, son of international megastar Will Smith and nobody’s idea of an underdog. Instead of kindly Pat Morita as his reluctant teacher, we get Jackie Chan, perhaps the most famous martial artist in the world.And instead of the karate we get kung fu, although nobody bothered to change the title.But neither Chan nor Smith are the…

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