23 December 2009 12:07 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

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Jackie Chan plays the wise martial arts teacher this time around, and Jaden Smith the reluctant student, in upcoming Columbia Pictures release "The Karate Kid."

Harald Zwart ("Agent Cody Banks") directs the remake of the 1984 favorite, which spawned a couple of sequels itself.

In this version, American kid Dre Parker (Smith) moves to China with his mom and must learn to defend himself when cultures clash. Enter the dragon... er, Jackie Chan, to help him out. (Scroll down.) »

- Lisa Horowitz

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