Will Smith is reportedly set to direct his nine-year-old son in a remake of 'The Karate Kid'.

Smith will move behind the camera to direct son Jaden, who will take on the lead role of Daniel, originally made famous by Ralph Macchio.

Smith Jr will star alongside Rush Hour's Jackie Chan, who will play the boy's mentor, Mr Miyagi, according to reports.

The youngster previously starred alongside his father in ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’.