It sort of blew my mind when I realized that Ralph Macchio is 51 years old, especially since Pat Morita was the same age when they worked together for the original Karate Kid. (To repeat: Daniel is now as old as Mr. Miyagi. More importantly, this means you are also much, much older than you care to admit.) Both actors are forever associated with their roles in that 1984 film, a point underscored by Macchio’s cameo in the upcoming indie, He’s Way More Famous Than You. He plays himself – still baby-faced and not looking a day over 31 – a mid-level celeb who is targeted by Halley Feiffer to help jump-start her movie project. Feiffer’s seduction includes a sexualized take on the wax-on, wax-off bit from Karate Kid, which is certainly more sensual and less graphic than a kinky crane-technique reference.
Watch the NSFW clip below:
The comedy, directed by Michael Urie and also starring Ryan Spahn, Tracee Chimo, and Natasha Lyonne, debuted at Slamdance in January. It opens in select theaters on May 10.