PHOTOS: The Karate Kid Chicago Premier

The new Karate Kid, his famous dad and a kung fu master work the red carpet.

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Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith pose at the "Karate Kid" premier in front of the AMC River East 21 theater. Jaden's father, Will, was also on hand, along with former Chicago Bear Richard Dent, Secretary of States for Illinois Jesse White, and current Chicago Bear Israel Idonije, who presented Jackie and Jaden each with a Bears jersey with their last names on the back.
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Will and Jaden Smith work the crowd.
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The movie is a remake of the 1984 original, a coming-of-age story starring Ralph Macchio as a high-school senior Daniel LaRusso and Pat Morita as Daniel's sensei Mr. Miyagi. This updated version, which opens nationwide on June 11, changes the characters’ names to Dre Parker and Mr. Han.
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Idonije is interviewed by comedian and WGCI radio personality Tony Sculfield.
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Israel Idonije and Richard Dent pose with Dent's son.
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