JADEN Smith says his superstar dad Will gave him some handy advice when it came to his first big screen kiss.
“He said, ‘Don’t kiss with your mouth open, you’re definitely too young for that!’” explained Jaden, who plays the lead role in a remake of the 1984 classic The Karate Kid.
Jaden, 11, says the kiss was “interesting and a little bit weird. Our faces were like, this close, and we had to stay there so the shot was right. It’s kind of awkward.
“I’m good at kissing, so it wasn’t as challenging as it could’ve been had I not had previous experience.”
Before filming, Jaden says he trained for three months with Master Wu from Jackie Chan‘s stunt team.
“I knew all of Jackie’s stuff. He and my dad are my two biggest influences,” he said.
“Jackie is really cool. Every time that he would come on set, he would say good morning in a different language.
“He was always teaching me new things, like how to stretch and do martial arts forms correctly.
“He would tell me, ‘You need to focus.”