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Jaden Smith Has 'Swag' Like Dad | Jaden Smith, Will Smith

Jaden Smith Looks All Grown Up In After Earth

Originally posted 02/15/2012 04:30PM

Like father, like son. From the flat top to the ears to the full mouth, Jaden Smith is growing up to look just like his dad Will Smith.

The 13-year-old has come a long way since playing Dre Parker in the Karate Kid remake in June 2010.

Looking significantly more mature and mirroring all of his handsome 43-year-old dad's features, Jaden posted a WhoSay photo on Tuesday from the set of his latest film After Earth, which is set for a 2013 release.

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Will Smith Takes Son Jaden to the Kanye & Jay-Z Concert | Jaden Smith, Will Smith

Will Smith Takes Son Jaden to the Kanye & Jay-Z Concert

Originally posted 11/17/2011 06:00AM

What an awesome dad! Will Smith and son Jaden, 13, were sitting front and center for Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne tour, which stopped recently in Miami. The father-son duo were in a VIP section, and they sang along and really got into the music. Before the concert, the two stopped by Prime 112 Steakhouse in Miami Beach for dinner with a large group. Fans approached Jaden for pictures, and Will seemed very happy to share the spotlight with his son. Otherwise, the two spent their meal just laughing and joking.
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Jaden & Willow Smith Shine at BET Awards

PHOTO: Jaden & Willow Smith Shine at BET Awards

Originally posted 06/27/2011 10:55AM

The kids were alright at the BET Awards on Sunday night, as Willow and Jaden Smith (at left in the photo) shared the YoungStars Award, much to the delight of proud parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.

At center in the photo is Diggy Simmons, who was also nominated in the category.

Chris Brown was the night's big winner, earning four awards, including best male R&B artist, while Patti LaBelle received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

"When anyone asks me who I want to be like, I always say Patti LaBelle," Beyoncé told the audience.
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Willow Smith Vows Revenge on Justin Bieber

Originally posted 03/24/2011 10:00AM



Does young prankster Justin Bieber like to take his antics on the road? If the clip making the rounds from the "Never Say Never" singer's Saturday night concert is any indication, it's all fun and games!

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Jaden Smith: Parents Will & Jada Favor Lil Sis | Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith: Parents Will & Jada Favor Lil Sis

Originally posted 06/08/2010 01:20PM

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's son Jaden may know how to throw a mean blow in The Karate Kid remake, but in real life, he's often the one under attack.

"Jaden's a good kid, [but] he's always bullied by his sister," Smith's costar Jackie Chan told PEOPLE with a chuckle at the L.A. premiere for their film Monday.

"I scream for my mom," Smith, 11, says of his 9-year-old attacker. "She usually takes Willow's side. My dad takes Willow's side, too. That's why I usually hang out with my brother [Trey]. I don't bully anyone."

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First Look: Will Smith's Son Jaden is the New Karate Kid

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First Look: Will Smith's Son Jaden is the New Karate Kid

Originally posted 11/29/2009 11:00AM

The boy's got chops!

Learning the moves of a true martial arts fighter, Will Smith's youngest son Jaden Smith is proving he has what it takes when he stars opposite Jackie Chan in a remake of the 1984 classic, The Karate Kid, due in theaters June 11.

"I trained every day for four months with Master Wu [the film's fight coordinator]," Jaden, 11, tells PEOPLE as he takes on his first leading role as an American boy named Dre Parker who moves to China. "We did a lot of stretching."


Jaden mastered front kicks and upper blocks through his hard work ethic and dedication, says Chan, 55, who plays maintenance man Mr. Han – an unlikely friend to Jaden's character. "He took the training very seriously. I was very impressed with him," he adds.

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Jaden Smith Gets Acting Tips from Mom and Dad

Jaden Smith Gets Acting Tips from Mom and Dad

Originally posted 12/10/2008 01:45PM

When Will Smith's 10-year-old son Jaden is not busy starring in Hollywood blockbuster films like The Day the Earth Stood Still, he enjoys doing addition, subtraction, and multiplication tables – his favorite subject in school.

"It's math," Jaden told PEOPLE at the New York premiere of Earth on Tuesday. Why math? "Because I'm good at it," he added.

Besides being a natural at tackling arithmetic, Jaden is already becoming a method actor and a professional at working a red carpet. While mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, and dad strolled down the carpet looking over his shoulder proudly, they let him do all the talking.

"You got to stay true to your character and you just got to be in the moment," Jaden said of his acting technique, a method he said he learned from his parents.

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Will Smith: My Daughter Wants to Be Paris Hilton | Will Smith

Will Smith: My Daughter Wants to Be Paris Hilton

Originally posted 12/02/2007 11:30AM

Will Smith has already made a star out of one of his children – son Jaden, 9, who costarred in 2006's The Pursuit of Happyness. Now, the acting bug has bitten again in the family.

Smith's daughter Willow, 7, makes her onscreen debut in his sci-fi thriller I Am Legend, due in theaters Dec. 14.

"She has a drive," Smith tells PEOPLE. "She has an energy and she just connects to human emotion. I think a big part was probably [seeing] Jaden after The Pursuit of Happyness. She saw what Jaden did, and she was like, 'I want that.'"

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