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Dreamgirls Breaks Records At Black Reel Nominations

19th December 2006

Movie musical DREAMGIRLS has set a new record at the Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) Black Reel Awards by becoming the first film to land more than 10 nominations in the...

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Happyness Rolls Lucky 13 For Sony

18th December 2006

Box-office receipts for The Pursuit of Happyness were the source of happiness for Sony execs over the weekend as the film raked in $27 million in ticket sales, well ahead of expectations. The film, starring...

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Smith's Happyness Debuts At Number One

18th December 2006

Christmas has come early for WILL SMITH - days after landing his first Best Actor Golden Globe nomination, his new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS has shot to the top of the US box office...

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Mayor Hopes To Inspire Homeless With Will Smith Film

18th December 2006

Chattanooga, Tennessee Mayor RON LITTLEFIELD is hoping to inspire his city's homeless population after screening WILL SMITH's new rags-to-riches movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS for them. The new film, in which Smith portrays real-life homeless...

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The Things They Say 3620

18th December 2006

"There's not a whole lotta black folks that ski... I'm doing my best out there... I'm pretty good." WILL SMITH accepts his role as the African-American skiing ambassador....

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Fascinating Fact 2615

18th December 2006

WILL SMITH is riding his luck after finding that acting with his kids brings out the best in him - he'll act alongside daughter WILLOW in his next movie. The actor won his first Golden...

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Smith Shuns Scientology

17th December 2006

WILL SMITH has laughed of rumours he has become a Scientologist, insisting he would upset his late grandmother by adopting the religion. The MEN IN BLACK star is a close friend of outspoken Scientologist TOM...

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Movie Reviews: The Pursuit Of Happyness

15th December 2006

Will Smith is drawing some of the strongest reviews in his career for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness, based on a true story about the struggle of a single father to work his...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Smith's Real Life Role Model Unimpressed With His Stardom

14th December 2006

The real-life hero whose rags-to-riches story features in WILL SMITH's latest film was far from impressed when he discovered the I, ROBOT star was playing him on the big screen. Entrepreneur CHRISTOPHER GARDNER, who went...

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Newton: 'It's Hard Being Horrible To Will'

13th December 2006

THANDIE NEWTON failed to bond with her co-star WILL SMITH on the set of THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, and admits they "never got to know each other". Newton and Smith's characters are at odds in...

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Sony Credits Marketing For Record Results

12th December 2006

With Sony Films seemingly poised to extend its record of 12 No. 1 opening weekends this year with the premiere of the Will Smith starrer The Pursuit of Happyness on Friday, the studio is crediting...

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Smith Donates One Million Dollars To School

12th December 2006

Hollywood star JADA PINKETT SMITH has donated $1 million (GBP510,000) to her high school, Baltimore School for the Arts. Smith, who is married to actor WILL SMITH, will have the new school theatre named after...

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Smith's Son Can't Tell A Lie

12th December 2006

WILL SMITH's son JADEN once wrecked his father's plans to throw a huge birthday surprise for actress wife JADA PINKETT SMITH - because he found it heartbreaking to lie to his mother. The young actor...

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The Things They Say 3557

11th December 2006

"He really is his own kind of creation. Me and JADA wanna take credit for it, but we went to Mexico and got some tequila and nine months later he showed up." WILL SMITH insists...

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Cruise Is A Turn Off In New Poll

10th December 2006

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE star TOM CRUISE is the actor most likely to turn Americans off watching a film, according to a new poll in trade magazine Editor and Publisher. In the survey, one in three people...

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Cruise Wedding Goes On, And On

8th December 2006

Nearly a month after Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes walked down the aisle, the celebrations are still continuing.The couple are reportedly holding a post-wedding party in Los Angeles this Saturday for all of their friends...

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Smith Had Scuffle With Tax Collectors

7th December 2006

WILL SMITH insists he could identify with the character he plays in his new movie because they both have had brushes with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Smith plays CHRIS GARDNER in the movie...

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Foxx Mocks Winfrey's Female Friendship

5th December 2006

JAMIE FOXX left OPRAH WINFREY squirming when he mocked the TV star's relationship with her friend GAYLE KING at a tribute to WILL SMITH on Sunday (03DEC06). The Oscar winner played on rumours suggesting Winfrey...

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Smith Tribute Turns Into Emotional Family Night

5th December 2006

WILL SMITH held back tears as he was honoured in New York at the weekend (03DEC06) when his proud wife JADA PINKETT SMITH sobbed about what it's like being married to a great man. Pinkett...

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Newton Scared By Film Role

4th December 2006

Actress THANDIE NEWTON fought an emotional battle in new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, because she thought portraying a wayward mother could "demonise" her. Newton, who has two children, RIPLEY and NICO, with writer OL...

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Smith Turns Down Cruise's Scientology Bid

1st December 2006

WILL SMITH has turned his back on pal TOM CRUISE's efforts to convert him to Scientology because he doesn't want to upset his late grandmother. Smith admits he has spoken with Cruise about the church...

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The Things They Say 3484

1st December 2006

"JADA wants more kids and I don't know where she's going to get them from." WILL SMITH discusses his wife's plans to expand their family....

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The Things They Say 3487

1st December 2006

"J.LO and MARC ANTHONY were hilarious. I need to hang with them." WILL SMITH was impressed with Hollywood's new comedy double act at TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES' Italian wedding....

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Will Smith Confirms Basketball Buy-out

1st December 2006

WILL SMITH has confirmed he is in negotiations to buy his home town basketball team Philadelphia 76ers. The movie actor and former basketball star JULIUS IRVING are in the middle of talks to take over...

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Tomkat Moving To Sussex?

30th November 2006

After a fairytale wedding in an Italian castle and a romantic honeymoon it seems that the Sussex countryside in England is the next step for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.According to reports, Cruise has bought...

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Smith Stuns Oprah With Puzzle Skills

23rd November 2006

WILL SMITH left pal OPRAH WINFREY speechless on her TV talk show yesterday (22NOV06) when he solved a Rubik's Cube puzzle before her very eyes. When Winfrey challenged him over the authenticity of his puzzle-solving...

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Fascinating Fact 2501

23rd November 2006

CHRIS GARDNER, the homeless father who became a multi-millionaire and inspired WILL SMITH's new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, bought his first Ferrari sportscar from sports legend MICHAEL JORDAN.

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Will Smith Inspired By Son's Acting Debut

23rd November 2006

WILL SMITH was forced to seek acting advice from his eight-year-old son JADEN on the set of new film THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS. The INDEPENDENCE DAY star's kid makes his feature film debut in the...

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