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Smiths and Chan defy hurricane to continue Karate Kid tour

The Smiths and martial arts star Chan are currently touring the globe to promote the movie, which stars Will’s 11-year-old son Jaden.

The stars were scheduled to land in Cancun, Mexico for the premiere of the remake on Thursday (01Jul10) – as Hurricane Alex stormed through northern Mexico.

At least two people have been killed as the savage storm, which roared in from the Gulf of Mexico, picks up pace.

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Chan was convinced their movie bosses would cancel the scheduled stop-off as a result of the harrowing weather, but he arrived in Mexico along with the Smiths on Thursday after a lengthy flight.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page he writes, “I just land in Mexico (sic)! 5 hour fly instead of 3 because of hurricane… Hola twitter! I thought we cancel because of hurricane but we still come!

“We are here. Haven’t seen much yet still driving but beautiful.”

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