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'American Born Chinese' Actor Ben Wang Cast as Lead in New 'Karate Kid' | THR News Video

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'American Born Chinese' Actor Ben Wang Cast as Lead in New 'Karate Kid' | THR News Video

'American Born Chinese' Actor Ben Wang Cast as Lead in New 'Karate Kid' | THR News Video

We've found our new 'Karate Kid!'

Sony Pictures has cast Ben Wang, best known as the star of Disney+ series 'American Born Chinese,' to star in the latest installment of the coming-of-age martial arts franchise.

The casting comes after a global search that saw thousands of submissions from around the world, with 10,000 entries reported in the first 24 hours alone.


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