Thursday, September 17, 2009


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The Jackie Chan and Will Smith's son Jaden starred KUNG FU KID officially began production on Mount Wudang on the 14th.

KUNG FU KID was a China Film Group, Overbook, and Sony Pictures co-production. The key locations will be the Beijing palace, Tiannanmen Square, the Great Wall and Mount Wudang. The Mount Wudang shoot took place between the 14th and the 17th. The State Administration of Cultural Heritage and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television have approved the production. The team included famous Hollywood director Harald Zwart, CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON and THE MUMMY 3 production manager Liu Erdong and famous actor Jackie Chan. The locations included Jinding, Nanyan and Carefree Valley.

After the Beijing Olympics, an American mother came to work in China. She brought her son Dre on their first trip to China. Dre enrolled in an international school and met some Chinese friends. A Chinese girl Miying helped him a lot. Dre got into a conflict with a Chinese kid named Lu Weicheng, who bullied Dre with martial arts and embarrassed him. Dre decided to learn martial art in order to beat Lu Weicheng in the annual student wushu competition and win back his dignity. They finally meet at the competition, during which they increase their understanding and became good friends. The Mount Wudang shoot was about Jackie Chan's Han Wutian who brought Dre to visit Mount Wudang and study gong fu. KUNG FU KID will be released June 11 next year in North America and imported to China as well.

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