Karate Kid remake - production photos released.

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Captain Craig, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Crewman47

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    Would it not be easier to make it a sequel and make passing references to Miyagi and/or Daniel like they did in The Next Karate Kid? If they wanted they could make Chan's character be a former student of Miyagi.
     
  2. Warp Coil

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    I don't see the point of this. Is The Karate Kid really such a valuable "franchise" that it's worth re-doing?
     
  3. Praxius

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    Nope, but considering all the other movies in the past seem to be already re-done, I guess pickings are slim.

    Then again, maybe some movie makers should pull their heads out of their arses and use their brain to possibly think of something new to do...... I know crazy, but just a thought. ;)
     
  4. iguana_tonante

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    So, given Jaden's age and Jackie's skills, the remake of Karate Kid is actually... Wushu Child? :vulcan:
     
  5. Islander

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    I think it's Jackie Chan that looks too young for his role...
     
  6. Nerys Myk

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    Isn't Karate a Japanese martial art? So what's with the Great Wall?
     
  7. Harvey

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    Creatively...of course not. Did the first film even get good reviews? But it's a cash cow (these films must be pretty cheap to make--I'm sure even the underperforming fourth film made a ton of money in the end), and a known property for Will Smith to push his kid's acting talents in.
     
  8. Islander

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    No, Chris Tucker...
     
  9. CorporalClegg

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    So by the looks of things the film actually takes place in China?

    I only see one problem: Karate isn't Chinese.

    ...Just sayin'.
     
  10. bigdaddy

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    Looks fine to me? What's the issue?
     
  11. Joel_Kirk

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    I'm waiting until they call it 'The Kung-fu Kid' because Karate is not from China...

    As for the movie itself, I'm waiting until I see it in the theatres or on DVD to give an honest opinion. (Or, I may just wait until I see a trailer).
     
  12. Ancient Mariner

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    I'm not against re-makes in principle ... though the recent glut of them tends to marginalize their collective worth. As far as Karate Kid goes ... I may end up seeing it on DVD eventually. I enjoyed the original 2 films (and actually saw the third in theaters), but that had more to do with my age at the time than the actual films themselves.

    More importantly, when will we see a remake of The Goonies?
     
  13. dru

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    :bolian:
     
  14. Galactus

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    I thought the movie was called the Kung Fu Kid. Did I miss something?
     
  15. Captain Craig

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    Creative license for the sake of name recognition?

    Another one that isn't necessary but I'm sure it'll happen soon enough. I love Goonies. I still watch it 2-3 times a year.

    That was the word that came out at one point. Maybe it'll get changed back but I'm sticking with the idea it won't because there is already name recoginition with Karate Kid.
     
  16. Captain Mike

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    I find it kind of amazing, that most of the posters here are against a "remake"..I too, do not think Hollywood's "big" brains" know WTF they are doing. They are getting "remake happy-itus". You find it all over nowadays, from comics to TV and movies. it's no wonder I gave up on movies,...especially after Abrams Trek,..I am VERY particular of what has my favorite "name'(s) attached to it.:vulcan:
     
  17. Aragorn

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    I can't wait until next year when we get the remake of Avatar!
     
  18. Nardpuncher

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    Agreed.
     
  19. TheMurph

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    The boy can't act.
     
  20. Galactus

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    I have never seen it referred to as the Karate Kid in any big news outlets. It is starring Will Smith's son and Jackie Chan. How much more recognition do you need?