Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Yikes

Jaden Smith set for 'Karate Kid' redo - Entertainment News, Film News, Media - Variety: "Columbia Pictures is back in the dojo with a new version of the 1984 hit 'The Karate Kid,' which has been refashioned as a star vehicle for Jaden Smith.

The film will be produced by Jerry Weintraub (who launched the original franchise) and Overbrook Entertainment's James Lassiter, Will Smith and Ken Stovitz. Will Smith, who is the 10-year-old actor's father, co-starred alongside Jaden in his feature debut, 'The Pursuit of Happyness,' which Overbrook and Escape Artists produced for Columbia."

4 comments:

Randy Johnson said...

God help us!

Todd Mason said...

Well, no one can pretend that this ego-driven remake will desecrate a good film.

MysterLynch said...

I wish they would leave this one alone. The original was a nice flick of my childhood.

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

I can plan to skip it immediately.