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Will Smith's 'The Redemption of Cain' Moving Forward

by Jacob Hall September 2, 2012 @ 7:30 AM
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Here's the key to selling a movie pitch: take something everyone is familiar with, but add vampires. At least that's what it feels like these days. Anyway, it sure worked for 'The Redemption of Cain,' Will Smith's upcoming biblical/vampire epic, which has been given the official go-ahead from Sony.

Will Smith Possibly Directing Biblical Story of Cain and Abel

by Britt Hayes July 12, 2012 @ 5:00 PM
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Biblical stories seem to be the it thing right now. With Darren Aronofsky working on 'Noah' and Paul Verhoeven gearing up for 'Jesus of Nazareth,' the Bible is certainly being tapped for its wealth of stories. The latest? Will Smith is eyeing the story of Cain and Abel for his first directing gig.

Will Smith Explains Why He Passed On 'Django Unchained'

by Sean O'Connell June 14, 2012 @ 9:57 AM
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Back when Quentin Tarantino was sprinting through the casting process on his upcoming ‘Django Unchained,’ an unconventional name was attached to the lead role of a vengeful slave seeking to free his wife from a vicious plantation owner. That name was Will Smith, Mr. “Getting Jiggy With It,” who was rumored to be willing to tarnish his clean-cut image to get down and dirty with Tarantino for the benefit of a potentially controversial project. Smith eventually passed, though, and the part went to Jamie Foxx.
Today, Smith explains why.

Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff Reunite to Perform Classics at 'Men in Black 3' Premiere

by Mike Sampson May 24, 2012 @ 10:43 AM
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With 'Men in Black 3' not exactly impressing critics, it seems like Will Smith's best days may be behind him. And judging by the reaction at the 'Men in Black 3' premiere after party, it could be way behind him.
The crowd at the party went nuts when Smith took the stage with his former partner DJ Jazzy Jeff for an impromptu concert that included some classic jams.