Who did the stunts for Jaden Smith in Karate Kid?

Who did the stunts for Jaden Smith in Karate Kid?

He sent a member of his Jackie Chan stunt team to train Jaden in martial arts sequences four months in advance, expecting they would probably end up using stunt doubles for at least some of the scenes. Jaden did his stunts himself. “Poor kid, he didn’t get a break,” Chan says. “His dad made him do all his own kung fu.

Who played Mr Miyagi in The Karate Kid with Jaden Smith?

It spawned three sequels, as well as a remake starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith. While the hero of The Karate Kid is doubtlessly young Daniel, the movie’s heart is Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki “Pat” Morita), the calm, eccentric Okinawa-born maintenance man who turns out to be a heroic Army veteran and karate master.

Is the Jaden Smith Karate Kid in the same universe as the original?

Cobra Kai takes place in separate universe from 2010’s The Karate Kid, which Jaden Smith starred in. Jaden Smith’s The Karate Kid remake from 2010 isn’t canon in Cobra Kai.

Is Jada Pinkett in Karate Kid?

Jada Pinkett Smith says that she turned down a role in the Karate Kid remake. Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed that she turned down a role in the remake of The Karate Kid. The actress, whose son Jaden Smith stars as lead character Dre Parker, said that she did not want to portray her son’s on screen mum.

What did Ralph Macchio think of Jaden Smith?

Jaden Smith’s age made original star Ralph Macchio worried But before the movie hit theaters, Macchio had doubts about Smith’s casting. As he told MTV News in 2009, it wasn’t the actor specifically he took issue with but his age.

Did Jackie Chan teach Jaden Smith Kung Fu?

Chan, a veteran of martial arts movies and comedies including the smash hit “Rush Hour” flicks, said his stunt team trained Jaden for three months to do the fighting, and that the young boy proved adept at mastering all the right moves. “He’s very, very good,” Chan told Reuters in a joint interview with Jaden.