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Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith and the Will Smith version of 'wax on, wax off'

March 27, 2010 |  7:51 pm

Jackie Chan was intimidated about working with Jaden Smith in the remake of "The Karate Kid"? Well heck yeah -- the little actor is Will Smith's kid!

Dad's advice to Jaden? Stay in the scene, the younger Smith said, and don't try to do it the first time, do it the first time. We'll see how he played it when the movie opens this June.

Jaden gives the rundown ... 

Smith chan kca ... on his martial-arts training leading up to filming "Kid" -- check it out in the video above from the red carpet outside Nickelodeon's 23rd annual Kids' Choice Awards, and click here for a photo gallery of arrivals. 

-- Amy Kaufman and Christie D'Zurilla

Video: Amy Kaufman / Los Angeles Times

Photo: Jaden Smith, left, and Jackie Chan arrive at Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kid's Choice Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. Credit: Michael Buckner / Getty Images.

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