Jackie Chan Reportedly in Talks for New 'Karate Child' Movie

Sony Photos is trying to revive the Karate Child franchise. Dialogue Movie proclaims that the studio is in talks with Jackie Chan, the 69-year-old martial arts legend, to reprise his position because the titular instructor.

The movie is at present untitled, however already has a 2024 summer time launch date. Again in 2010, Chan starred alongside Jaden Smith. Chan performed Mr. Han the upkeep man who teaches Dre Parker, Smith’s character, the artwork of kung fu after he’s bullied. The movie was shot throughout China on the time however it’s unsure if the upcoming movie will return to the nation for filming. It’s also unclear whether or not or not Jaden Smith will likely be returning to the franchise.

Whereas the plot has been stored underneath wraps, Sony has earlier described the upcoming reboot to be “the return of the unique Karate Child franchise. The unique 1984 Karate Child starred Ralph Macchio because the disciple Daniel LaRusso, who trains underneath Pat Morita’s upkeep man and Karate grasp Mr. Miyagi. Three sequels adopted the unique in years 1986, 1989 and 1994. A long time later the TV sequence Cobra Kai sees Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles as rivals Daniel and Johnny Lawrence. Later in 2010, Chan and Smith’s reimagination of the movie grossed near $360 million USD globally in opposition to a $40 million USD finances.

The studio has not but revealed the extent of Chan’s position within the movie, however the subsequent Karate Child is slated to premiere on June 7, 2024.

In different leisure information, the Writers Guild strike is reportedly costing Hollywood $30 million USD per day.

Originally posted 2023-05-18 06:23:03.