Jaden Smith,11, has been named ShoWest’s Breakthrough Male Star Of The Year for his role in The Karate Kid.
“Jaden Smith is an exceptional young actor who has delivered a true breakout performance with his portrayal of Dre Parker in The Karate Kid,” says Robert Sunshine, managing director of ShoWest.
The remake of the Karate Kid was co-produced by Jaden’s parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. The film stars veteran Jackie Chan, Taraji Henson, to name a few.
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