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Daily Hollywood – “The Karate Kid” Sequel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Directs

N.D. Plume |
February 8, 2012 | 12:28 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

It’s “Wedding Crashers” Part 2! Except totally not. But Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are indeed pairing up again, this time for Shawn Levy-directed “Interns.” (Vulture)

Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan are most likely coming back to the big screen together. The screenwriter for “The Incredible Hulk” (yeah…) is writing the screenplay for a “The Karate Kid” (the rebooted version) sequel. (Variety)

What hasn’t Joseph Gordon-Levitt done? He’s acted, sang, danced, edited, charmed the pants off of everyone he’s ever met, but he has yet to direct. That will change with his upcoming directorial debut, a romantic comedy in which he will co-star with Scarlett Johansson. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Robert Downey Jr. welcomes baby Exton Elias into the family. This is Downey Jr.’s first child with wife Susan. (People)

Nicki Minaj has been confirmed as a Grammys presenter already, but she’ll also be unveiling a new song while she’s on stage performing. “Roman Holiday,” featuring her male alter ego Roman Zolanski, is one of the songs off of Minaj’s upcoming sophomore album, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.” (LA Times)



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