According to Robert Mark Kamen in a 2012 job interview with Obligatory (previously known as CraveOnline), he hoped to established The Karate Child Component III in the distant past. “I wanted to have them flashback to 16th century China,” he revealed, explaining his want to replicate the traditional, cable-rigged Kung Fu flicks of yesteryear. “I desired to do a Hong Kong Kung Fu film. That’s what I preferred to do,” Kamen adds, lamenting that he and John G. Avildsen had been practically the only ones onboard with the notion.
Of program, this plan didn’t appear thoroughly out of still left discipline, as it ties into a small heritage lesson Mr. Miyagi provides Daniel in The Karate Kid Element II. As Avildsen recalled in a individual job interview with Obligatory from 2014, “The ancestor of Miyagi was a fisherman. He was out fishing, had also substantially sake, and fell asleep and woke up off the coast of China and came back again 10 several years later on with a Chinese wife and a key to Miyagi family members Karate.” Thus, they planted the seeds for this story presently, so it would seamlessly fit the existing canon.
You are absolutely thinking, how accurately would Daniel and Miyagi go back in time? Luckily for us, Avildsen and Kamen video game-planned that strategy as perfectly. According to the latter, “It all takes place when Daniel gets hit on the head and he has a dream. He’s in a coma or some thing, and they see a boat in the mist. It docks, and Mr. Miyagi and Daniel stick to the to start with Miyagi ancestor into China.” Also, Avildsen elaborated on Pat Morita’s purpose in this desire globe, mentioning that he “would engage in the Miyagi character as the ancestor and we would see how that all began.”