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Smith Set To Play Katrina Hero

WILL SMITH is to play a real-life Hurricane Katrina hero in new film to be written and directed by someone named HANCOCK. The Hancock star will help take The Rookie screenwriter John Lee Hancock's new film...

Smith: 'I'm The Best Black Bond'

WILL SMITH has added his name to the list of stars who want to be the first black JAMES BOND, insisting he'll be the best choice for producers. Rap mogul Diddy and Jamie Foxx have both...

Marley And Me Barks At Slumdog

Marley & Me scampered to the top of the DVD sales chart last week, outdistancing Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire . The two debuting entries pushed the teen vampire hit Twilight , which had held the...

High School Musical Is Top Of Class At Kids' Choice Awards

The third instalment in the High School Musical franchise was the big winner at the Kids' Choice awards, claiming the best movie prize.Leading man Zac Efron accepted the prize for the Disney movie while his...

By on 29 March 2009

Pinkett Smith Unfazed By 'Marriage Sham' Rumours

JADA PINKETT SMITH is bemused by longstanding rumours her marriage to WILL SMITH is simply a cover to hide their real sexual orientations. The Hollywood couple celebrate its twelfth wedding anniversary this year (09) - but...

Smiths To Open Another School

Hollywood superstar WILL SMITH is to open another school with his wife JADA - following the success of the couple's new Leadership Academy in California. The pair launched the New Village Leadership Academy in Calabasas, California...

Dark Knight Leading The Field For Saturn Awards

The Dark Knight is the frontrunner for the 2009 Saturn awards with 11 nominations.Christopher Nolan's sequel to Batman Begins has earned nearly $1 billion (723.4 million) at the worldwide box office and is leading the...

By on 11 March 2009

Tyrese Leaving Music Behind After Smith Talk

TYRESE GIBSON is turning his back on his music career to focus on Hollywood - after a heart-to-heart with rapper-turned-actor WILL SMITH. The Transformers hunk had success in singing and modelling before hitting the big screen,...

Smith Gets Orginal Karate Kid Advice

WILL SMITH rang the original KARATE KID to give his young son JADEN guidance on how to play the role in the forthcoming remake. The Men In Black star is producing the movie and his 10-year-old...

Smith's 'Strong' Family Inspires Michelle Obama

Hollywood couple WILL SMITH and JADA PINKETT SMITH have a new fan in U.S. First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA - because the couple has such a "strong family". The First Couple has a long list of celebrity...

Smith: 'Don't Be Too Quick To Judge Brown & Rihanna'

Hollywood couple WILL SMITH and JADA PINKETT SMITH have urged the media to stop speculating about CHRIS BROWN and RIHANNA's Sunday morning (08Feb09) spat as they "reach out" to the R&B stars to offer them...

Smith Set On Three-day Valentine's Celebrations

Romantic WILL SMITH got a head start on St. Valentine's Day - the movie star and wife JADA PINKETT-SMITH began their celebrations on Thursday night (12Feb09). Smith told reporters on the red carpet at the NAACP...

Will Smith -- The Only Sure Thing At The Box Office

Will Smith has again emerged as the film star whose name on the marquee guarantees a movie's success, according to most analysts. In Forbes magazine's Star Currency survey, Smith was the only film star to...

Will Smith Named Most Bankable Movie Star

Actor Will Smith has been named the most bankable film star in the world in a new survey from Forbes.comThe financial website awarded the Hancock star a perfect 10 in its latest celebrity monitor, based...

By on 11 February 2009

Smith Is Named Most Bankable Star

WILL SMITH is Hollywood's most bankable star, according to a new Forbes magazine report.The I Am Legend star leads the list ahead of Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The stars...

Streep: 'I'm Like Will Smith'

MERYL STREEP has compared herself to Hollywood superstar WILL SMITH - because the success of hit movie MAMMA MIA! is reminiscent of the actor's achievements. The ABBA-themed musical was a box office smash around the globe...

Patel Desperate For Film Role Opposite Smith

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL has gone public with his admiration for WILL SMITH in hope the blockbuster king will invite him to share screen time with him. Patel admits he's a huge fan of the...

Obama Makes Life Tough For Comics

The rise to the presidency of Barack Obama has posed a problem for comedians, Chris Rock has told CNN. There's little that is funny about him. "He's just one of those guys, you know, like...

Slumdog Millionaire Breaks Record In Topping UK Charts

Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire has continued its incredible run of success, breaking a UK box office record as it topped the charts.Danny Boyle's film, which tells of a boy from the Mumbai slums nearing...

By on 20 January 2009

Smith Rules Out Politics

WILL SMITH has ruled out swapping acting for politics - because life as a movie star is too much fun. Smith has been tipped to play President-elect Barack Obama if a film is ever made...

Smith: 'Jaden Is Destined For Stardom'

WILL SMITH knew his son JADEN would follow in his footsteps and become an actor - because he has a natural instinct for role play. The Hancock star's 10-year-old son is set to play the...

Smith: 'Obama Has Changed The World'

WILL SMITH is overjoyed BARACK OBAMA is to take the reins at the White House next week (20Jan09) - because America's first black president will "change the world forever". The I Am Legend star has...

Jackie Chan Lined Up For Karate Kid Remake

Martial arts star Jackie Chan is reportedly in talks to star in a new version of The Karate Kid.The Rush Hour actor is in discussions to reprise the role of mentor Mr Miyagi, taken by...

By on 14 January 2009

The People's Favorite The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight may have been passed over by many critics and guild groups for awards recognition -- except in the case of the late Heath Ledger in the supporting-actor category -- but the movie...

Smith Crowned Top Money-making Star

Actor WILL SMITH has succeeded JOHNNY DEPP as the top money-making movie star of 2008. The Independence Day actor came first in the annual Quigley poll, dethroning Depp who took the 2007 crown. Smith is...

Smith Reveals Christmas Gift Wish

WILL SMITH's son JAYDEN knows what he wants Santa to bring him for Christmas - a real-life car. The 10-year-old - whose mother is actress Jada Pinkett Smith - is not willing to wait until...

Box Office Retreats

After remaining slightly ahead of 2007's total grosses through most of the year, due largely to increased ticket prices, the box office slipped behind last year as ticket sales plunged 46 percent last weekend. It...

Crowded Marquees; Near-empty Theaters

Studios blamed inclement weather for the box office nosedive over the weekend. Ticket sales were down 44 percent from last weekend, as the top film, the comedy Yes Man , opened with just $18.2 million,...

Jim Carrey Comedy Yes Man Tops Us Box Office

Yes Man, the new film starring Jim Carrey, has hit the US number one spot after its opening weekend on release.Based on the bestselling memoir by Danny Wallace, the Warner Bros picture sees Carrey as...

By on 22 December 2008

Movie Reviews Seven Pounds

Will Smith's Seven Pounds is taking a pounding from a good number of critics, who have been asked by the producers not to reveal any "spoilers." Consider A.O. Scott's comments in the New York Times...

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