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'Karate Kid 2' Loses Director, Gains Two New Writers

June 26, 2014 (3:35 am) GMT
Breck Eisner is out of the project as director while Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer are in as scribes.

"" has added Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer into the writing team. At the same time, it was announced that director Breck Eisner is out of the project reportedly due to scheduling conflicts.

The film, which is produced by Sony and 's Overbrook Entertainment, is yet to find a new director. Eisner remains attached to direct Lionsgate's "" which stars and is still in development stages.

Friedman and Palmer will polish the script previously drafted by Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris and Zak Penn. The writing duo did not have a produced feature but their action comedy script "" made the 2010 Black List. They are also attached to script an for Lin Pictures.

Meanwhile, "" stars and plan to return to the sequel. The 2010 movie scored $343 million worldwide.

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