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Will Smith to promote "Karate Kid" in China with family

BEIJING, May 20 -- American box-office sensation Will Smith, who has produced a remake of the 1984 hit film "The Karate Kid", is likely to take his family to China to promote the new film's local release, the Oriental Morning Post reports.

The highly anticipated remake is due out in Chinese cinemas on June 22, following its North American debut on June 11.

Will Smith's 11-year-old son, Jaden, plays the protagonist who relocates with his mother from his American hometown to Beijing. While living in the city the boy stands up to bullies with the help of a kung fu master played by Jackie Chan.

Shot on location in Beijing, the film showcases local architecture such as the Great Wall, traditional siheyuan houses, and the Bird's Nest to name a few.


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Rain’s Hip Song MV for Karate Kid revealed

Last week we reported that K-pop superstar Rain would collaborate with action superstar Jackie Chan for the MV for Hip Song. Well, the MV has finally been released!

This MV will help promote Jackie Chan’s upcoming movie Karate Kid, a remake of the 1984 original. This MV will promote the movie to the Korean audience as Rain is reportedly good friends with Jackie Chan.

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New 'Karate Kid' stars in Chicago for special screening

May 26, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Here's your chance to kick it with the Karate Kid: Fans can join stars Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith for the Karate Kid Street Festival.

The event features a martial arts demonstration and a Chinese dragon parade.

Chan, Smith and other special guests will walk the red carpet before a special screening of the new Karate Kid movie. It starts at 3:30 this afternoon, at the AMC River East Theatre, 322 E. Illinois St.



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