Jaden Smith to Star in Karate Kid Remake

Wax on, wax off. Gen Xers be appalled Hollywood is remaking the Karate Kid and Jaden Smith, son of Will Smith, is set to star in it.

Not satisfied with vandalising shows like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, and Fraggle Rock. Hollywood studios seem intent on destroying another cheesy classic.

The 80’s appear to be the new gold mine for lazy studio execs. There is also talk that Zac Effron has signed up to do Footloose and they are remaking Robocop and Red Dawn, oh and Top Gun.

Back to the Karate Kid. Mr Miyagi is rumoured to be played by Martin Lawrence, so I guess he won’t be called Mr Miyagi. The plot stays the same though, bullied kid learns to defend himself via an eccentric mentor. Still, I won’t be considering it a proper remake unless the crane scene is in there.

I guess it is no surprise that Will Smith will be producing the film.