Jaden Smith has found himself a mentor. Jackie Chan will take on Pat Morita’s Mr. Miyagi role in Sony Pictures’ remake of The Karate Kid.

The movie stars 10-year old Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness), who is the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and will be directed by Harold Zwart (The Pink Panther 2). Will’s production company, Overbrook, will produce, and Jada has been rumored for the role of Jaden’s mother in the film. China Film Corp. Group will coproduce the movie, which will shoot entirely in China.

“Karate Kid” will shoot early this summer in Beijing.
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