WILL SMITH

  • 'Focus' review: A large part of the film you have a good time March 13, 2015

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro Will Smith's greatest strength as a movie star has always been his consummate charm, even if it did fail him in his last starring role, in the deathly dull sci-fi stinker After Earth. Thankfully, Big Willie brings his A-game to...
  • Oscar-winner Jared Leto chops off his locks for 'Suicide Squad' March 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winner Jared Leto, who will play Joker in 'Suicide Squad', has shaved his beard and cut his long locks for the role. The movie's director David Ayer posted on Twitter a photograph that showed a pair of hands ready to clip Leto's ponytail with scissors, reports aceshowbiz.com. "Should we?...
  • Box office top 20: Will Smith's 'Focus' on top with $18.7M March 3, 2015

    New York: Will Smith's crime caper 'Focus' debuted with $18.7 million, according to final figures Monday, while the previous North American box office leader, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sunk to fourth place. The somewhat weak debut of Warner Bros.' R-rated 'Focus' co-starring Margot Robbie, handed Smith another no. 1 box office...
  • Will Smith's 'Focus' opens with $19.1 million to win U.S. box office March 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: Will Smith's new action drama 'Focus' booted the kinky sex tale 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for its perch atop U.S. and Canadian weekend box office charts, racking up $19.1 million in ticket sales. Smith, in his first leading role since 2013's "After Earth," plays a seasoned con artist who...
  • Will Smith, wife Jada Pinkett ban kids from seeing the Jenners? February 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith have reportedly banned their children from hanging out with the Jenner sisters. The couple, whose 16-year-old son Jaden split from Kylie Jenner, 17, last year after three years of dating, are unimpressed with her and older sister Kendall Jenner's...
  • Will Smith eyeing music return after working with Kanye West February 13, 2015

    London: Hollywood star Will Smith is planning a return to music after a 10-year absence following a recent studio session with Kanye West. The 46-year-old rapper-actor has not released an album since 2005's Lost and Found but said he is seriously considering going back to his roots after hooking up with...
  • Man who accosted Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere has reputation for stunts May 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: He tried to kiss Will Smith in Moscow, attempted to steal Adele's spotlight at the Grammys, dove under America Ferrera's dress at Cannes and now, police say, accosted Brad Pitt on the red carpet of a Hollywood premiere. Vitalii Sediuk's antics have earned him a smack in the face...
  • Razzies 2014: Father-son duo Will and Jaden Smith named worst actors March 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in 'After Earth.' Jaden was selected as worst actor for his starring role in the sci-fi flop about a father and son stranded on an untamed earth, while the elder Smith...
  • Will Smith not returning for 'Independence Day' sequel? February 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Will Smith is reportedly not returning to the sequel of his hit scifi film 'Independence Day'. It is rumoured that the 45yearold actor will not be reprising his role as Captain Steven Hiller in the sequel that has been titled 'ID Forever Part 1', because of...
  • 'Fresh Prince of BelAir' actor James Avery dead at 65 January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: James Avery, a classically trained actor best known for his role as the wealthy uncle of the young rapper Will Smith in the 1990s television comedy 'The Fresh Prince of BelAir,' has died at age 65. Avery's death was confirmed to CNN by his publicist, and more widely in...
  • Will Smith to Ryan Gosling: Hollywood's most stylish actors of 2013 December 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Male celebrities like Will Smith and Justin Timberlake experimented with pop colours and slipped into chic suits during 2013. Huffingtonpost.com lists male stars who grabbed eyeballs for their fashion sense: Will Smith: Even at the age of 45, Smith looked good in simple silhouettes, pops of colour and even some...
  • Justin Bieber: I am happy with the man I am becoming November 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber, who has collected many detractors with his headline making antics, says he is not affected by criticism as he is happy with the man he becoming. "I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue to...
  • 'Independence Day' sequel pushed back to 2016 November 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Fans of 1996 alien blockbuster 'Independence Day' will have to wait even longer to see the sequel after studio bosses pushed back the release date by a year. A followup to the huge hit, which earned USD 817 million at the worldwide box office, is in the works,...
  • 'Independence Day 2' to open 20 years after the original November 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: The sequel to Roland Emmerich's 1996 blockbuster 'Independence Day' will now release July 1, 2016, almost exactly 20 years after the original movie hit the screens. The original movie released on July 3, 1996. It grossed $817 million worldwide. 20th Century Fox had earlier thought of releasing the sequel July...
  • Will Smith not in 'Independence Day 2', says director June 23, 2013

    New York: Superstar Will Smith will not reprise his character of Captain Steven Hiller in director Roland Emmerich's 'Independence 2'. Smith, 44, whose role in the 1996 alieninvasion blockbuster helped propel him to mega stardom, will not be appearing in the sequel as the director feels he is too expensive...
  • Will, Jaden Smith get candid about 'After Earth' June 8, 2013

    Actor Will Smith made son Jaden perform scenes with real snakes in their upcoming scifi movie 'After Earth'. ...
  • 'After Earth' review: Prepare to be bored out of your mind June 7, 2013

    Cast: Will Smith, Jaden Smith Director: M Night Shyamalan Clearly intended as a vanity project to showcase his 14yearold son Jaden's actionhero skills, 'After Earth', conceived and produced by Will Smith, is partscifi, part cautionary tale, yet always a snoozefest. It doesn't help that director M Night Shyamalan, far out of his...
  • Will Smith, Brad Pitt no more bankable stars in Hollywood? June 6, 2013

    Hollywood stars Will Smith and Brad Pitt may not be as bankable as they once were. Their new movies are not expected to be box office blockbusters. ...
  • Watch: Actor Will Smith talks about his son Jaden June 6, 2013

    This week's big Hollywood release, M Night Shyamlan's scifi magnum opus 'After Earth' stars real life father son duo of Will and Jaden Smith. CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to Will Smith who says his son Jaden has really grown up as an actor. ...
  • After Earth: Will the entire ecosystem collapse? June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Will Smith made son Jaden perform scenes with real snakes in their upcoming scifi movie 'After Earth'. The movie revolves around the time when everyone has fled the Earth and a lot of scenes were shot in dense forest areas of Costa Rica. "There are these snakes called ferdelances,...
  • Watch: Actor Jaden Smith in conversation with Rajeev Masand June 5, 2013

    Will Smith and son Jaden Smith team up once again for 'After Earth' their second film together after 'Pursuit of Happiness'. Our entertainment editor Rajeev Masand caught up with Jaden for a special interview. Take a look! ...
  • Will Smith, Jaden make a fun family: M Night Shyamalan June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Hollywood director Hollywood director M. Night Shyamalan, who is ready with his latest film 'After Earth', praises the cast of Will Smith and his son Jaden and says the two are 'very professional' and were 'meticulous on the shoot'. "They were great. They are a fun family. They are entertaining...
  • I will never leave Will, says wife Jada Pinkett Smith June 2, 2013

    London: Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is so much in love with her superstar husband Will that nothing could ever end her marriage to him. The 41yearold actress, who has been married to the 'After Earth' actor for 15 years and has kids Jaden, 14 and Willow, 12, with him, said...
  • West has been pushing me to return to music: Will Smith May 22, 2013

    New York: Hollywood star Will Smith says rapper Kanye West has been pushing him to return to the music scene. The 44yearold 'After Earth' star said that he and West have been in the studio a couple times but he would only release a new music again when he is truly...
  • Don't have a girlfriend, Will Smith advises son Jaden May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Hollywood actor Will Smith, who features with his son Jaden Smith in "After Earth", has advised his boy to stay away from girlfriends. "After Earth", directed by M. Night Shyamalan, will hit screens June 7. Apart from acting advice for the movie, Will gave his son a lot of...
  • Will Smith is his own man, says Jada Pinkett Smith April 5, 2013

    New York: Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has addressed openmarriage rumours which hit her and husband Will Smith, saying 'he can do whatever he wants because at the end of the day Will is his own man'. Jada thinks that people get an idea that there is a problem in their marriage...
  • Will can do whatever he wants: Jada Pinkett Smith April 5, 2013

    New York: Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has addressed openmarriage rumours which hit her and husband Will Smith, saying "he can do whatever he wants because at the end of the day Will is his own man". Jada thinks that people get an idea that there is a problem in their marriage...
  • I wanted the lead role in 'Django Unchained': Will Smith March 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Superstar Will Smith, who was once tipped for Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained', said he had turned down the offer because it was not the lead role. The 44yearold also said that he passed on the part because of a scheduling conflict, said the Hollywood Reporter. "Django wasn't...
  • After Earth: Watch Will Smith in the trailer December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The first trailer of Manoj Night Shyamalan's 'After Earth' is out. The film will feature Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith in the lead roles. Jaden Smith was earlier seen with Jackie Chan in 'The Karate Kid'. ...