Jackie Chan IS Mr. Miyagi: Please, No…

Published 5 years ago by , Updated February 10th, 2012 at 7:21 am,

jackie chan Jackie Chan IS Mr. Miyagi: Please, No...I realize there’s been this whole resurgence of 80s nostalgia going on lately (what with properties like Transformers and G.I. Joe becoming major film franchises and a possible resurrection of Ghostbusters to name a few!)

But the fact that The Karate Kid is getting remade makes me feel…old. *Gasp!*

Considering that Jaden Smith has been cast as the lead, it was only a matter of time before the filmmakers found an actor to fill the shoes of the late Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi.

The folks over at Entertainment Weekly have confirmed that Jackie Chan will play the new Miyagi to Smith’s Daniel-san (or whatever character he’ll be playing!)

Mind you, I have nothing against Chan personally.

I was always “Meh!” towards the Rush Hour films, and haven’t sat through too terribly many of his action films from Hong-Kong.

But, I digress, ladies and germs.

Does anyone really care about a Karate Kid remake?

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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  1. Or kung fu chop him, lol. He’ll do anything for a paycheck.

  2. Look Folks It’s an no ideal crisis in Hollywood just look at the line up for the next 3 years everything is a Remake or an Comic book now there’s a small few who are doing good films but these suits will go “Hey let’s put Seth Rogan as the Green Hornet,That will be Cool”! Aw, come on man!Looks like It’s going to be many Uwe Boll-filled summers from here out.

  3. Hey hey now, I don’t think even a movie about an Okinawan martial arts being taught by a Chinese guy to someone who doesn’t even have long enough legs to do a high kick can be as bad as an Uwe Boll film… I think that guy TRIES to make crappy movies just to see our reactions…

  4. It was great, really it was fantastic. But seriously, the guy is a swimmer.

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