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'After Earth' Poster: Jaden Smith on a Desolate Planet

by Jacob Hall December 24, 2012 @ 12:14 AM
Columbia Pictures
A new poster for next year's science fiction epic 'After Earth' has emerged and our first thought is that it looks a heckuva lot like the poster for 'Oblivion,' another sci-fi epic hitting theaters next year. The similarities don't end there -- both films are headlined by major movie stars, both are helmed by directors who really need a hit and both take place on desolated future versions of Earth. But enough of that! Check out the poster below!

'After Earth' Trailer: Will Smith and Son in Space

by Mike Sampson December 10, 2012 @ 10:02 AM
Sony Pictures
Will Smith is back starring with his son, Jaden Smith, in 'After Earth' an upcoming sci-fi adventure film from director M. Night Shyamalan. We've seen Big Willie get jiggy with it in space plenty of times before but can Jaden follow in his Dad's footsteps and be a sci-fi superstar? Let's watch the 'After Earth' trailer and find out.

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

by Jacob Hall September 2, 2012 @ 7:30 AM
Han Myung-Gu, Getty Images
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
Garreth Cattermole, Getty Images
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
First Look/Sony Pictures
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.