New Writer for Karate Kid Reboot

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Reboots are all the rage these days, so it's no wonder Columbia is taking its reboot of The Karate Kid seriously.  Previously being written by Chris Murphy, the job has been handed over to Steven Conrad.

Conrad, who wrote the 2006 The Persuit of Happyness, has connections to two of the producers, James Lessiter and Will Smith via Happyness.  Hopefully this switch up will be good for the film which stars production next month.

The new Karate stars Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, and Taraji P. Henson.  We can't wait to see the Crane Kick back in action.

Jackie Chan Picture
Jaden Smith Photo

If you still ever want to catch the original Karate Kid all grown up, be sure and catch Ralph Macchio in his recurring role as Archie on Ugly Betty.

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