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The Karate Kid Cast- Then VS Now

  • 2:08 pm May 13, 2022
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Growing up we've saw this movie and let's be honest! We all fell into love with Jaden Smith and Jackie chan's performance in this movie. This movie now is a decade old, but still it feels so fresh to watch. But do you know what happened to the cast of this movie after? Let's have a look.

Taraji P Henson (Sherry Parker)

Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress. She studied acting at Howard College and started her Hollywood carrer a a guest apparenace on a few television shows prior to making her forward leap in Child Kid (2001). She got acclaim for her exhibitions in Hustle and Flow (2005) and she got a few honors including the Screen Actors Guild award, Academy Award, Sag Award and Critics Choice Award.



Zhenwei Wang (Cheng)

Wang is a Chinese-born film actor referred to for his role as Cheng in The Karate Youngster (2010). He is a black Belt martial arts expert who made his film debut in the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid. Wang was born on October 20, 1995 in Hanham Hebei China. He began his training at the Beijing Shichihai beginner sports school at four years old.

Jackie Chan (Mr Han)

Chan Kong-sang professionally known as Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, stuntman, filmmaker and singer. He is known in the cinematic world for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons and innovative stunts which he typically performs himself. Jackie Chan is a busy star and is ready to release many of his projects in the upcoming years.



Wenwen Han as Meiying

Wenwen won millions of hearts with her performance in the movie. She instantly became crush for many teenage boys upon the release of The Karate Kid back in 2010. She has not appeared in many films ever since then. She did garner huge fame after the success of the movie. She is 22-years-old and currently living in China.

Rongguang Yu as Master Li

The Karate Kid cast also includes Yu Rongguang who plays the character of Master Li, Cheng's Kung Fu instructor in the movie. Yu Rongguang is also a martial artist. His recent works include his roles in Chinese Television shows like Joy of Life and Battle Through the Heavens. He recently also starred in movies like Magic Circle, Spy Wolf Chameleon and Who Am I.



Jaden Smith as Dre

Jaden Smith played the role of Dre Parker in The Karate Kid. Apart from being an actor, Jaden is also a rapper, singer, and songwriter. The 22-year-old son of Will Smith released his first debut album Syre in 2017 and his second album Erys in 2019. Currently, Jaden Smith is living his luxurious life to the fullest. In addition to acting, and his career in music. He was also mired in some controversies

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