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13 Jun 2010 21:19


Culture: Jaden Smith’s “Karate Kid” rendition on track to top the original

  • 6.2x bigger box office than “The Next Karate Kid” already
  • $56M the amount the new “Karate Kid” movie made this weekend
  • 140% the amount of the film’s budget it made back in its first weekend
  • 61% the amount of film’s total take compared to the first “Karate Kid” source

23 Dec 2009 14:11


Culture: Remake hell: A new “Karate Kid,” starring Will Smith’s kid, Jaden

  • Is Will Smith’s kid the next Ralph Macchio? Based on this trailer, it looks that way. Never mind the fact that Jaden Smith is 11 (Macchio was 23 when the first “Karate Kid” was made) and Jackie Chan is something of a rich man’s Pat Morita. But yeah, here’s one of those remakes that didn’t need to happen. source