Irish karate princess Jesse-Jane to star alongside Zac Efron

BGT Winner/Movie star/Irish Olympian Jesse Jane McParland - now that would be a feat.

Irish karate princess Jesse-Jane to star alongside Zac Efron

Not only did Armagh karate princess Jesse-Jane McParland

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Jesse-Jane's mum Sinéad McParland has revealed to the Daily Mail, that her daughter is due to star in a film with Zac Efron after wowing kickboxing legend Don "The Dragon" Wilson in her first movie, The Martial Arts Kid.

(Check her out at 1:47)

"She got flown over to Hollywood for the Martial Arts Kid with big names in the sport,” Sinéad said.

"She’s just been picked now for another one set in Ireland called Awakening, starring Zac Efron. It’s being shot in July”.

The tiny nine-year-old is already a world champion kick boxer, with 117 martial arts titles under her belt.

‘Martial arts is her passion and she has learned so much from it. Her dream is to one day be in the Olympics,” Sinéad told the Daily Mail.

“Jesse Jane loves new challenges and always willing to learn a new style in martial arts so she wanted to do weapons and picked the sword.

BGT Winner/Movie star/Irish Olympian Jesse Jane McParland - now that would be a feat.

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