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Will Smith is developing a new crime drama set in China for Fox, according to Variety.

Smith and Overbrook Entertainment have partnered with Chinese-born filmmaker Eva Jin (Sophie's Revenge) to work on the project. The hourlong drama, which has a script order at 20th Century Fox TV, would focus on a crime-fighting female college student.

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The project marks a return trip to China for Smith, who produced this year's hit remake of The Karate Kid, starring his son Jaden and Jackie Chan.

Smith, 42, is also developing a series based on his 2005 film, Hitch, with Overbrook Entertainment.