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Jackie Chan to star in new ‘Karate Kid’ film in 2024

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Karate Kid film.The film will be the sixth film in the martial arts series, and it is expected to be a sequel to the 2010 remake, which also starred Chan.

It is slated for a release on December 13, 2024.The 1984 original, in which Macchio played an Italian-American teenager who is taught karate by Mr.

Miyagi (Pat Morita), eventually competing in a tournament against his bullies, was followed by three sequels of its own.The 2010 film starred Chan alongside Jaden Smith, receiving fairly positive reviews and grossing $359million (£315million) worldwide.Next year’s instalment will see Macchio and Chan come together for the first time in the series, and they will be directed by Jonathan Entwistle, best known for his work on the television dramas I’m Not Okay with This and The End of the F***ing World.The filmmakers have also announced a global search for an actor to play the new title character.

The film will bring the story to the East Coast and focus on a teenager from China who finds strength and direction from a martial arts mentor.The new film was first announced in September last year, with little information at the time being made available about the cast or director.The franchise has had new life breathed into it in recent years by the success of television spinoff series Cobra Kai.

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