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Every couple has a meet-cute, and it often says a lot about their relationship. So what does it say about Will Smith and Margot Robbie that they met while she was trying to run a con on him in the trailer for “Focus.” The pair star as grifters, with Smith the veteran conman and Robbie the ambitious up-and-comer.
Smith sees something in her and takes her under his wing, but then he breaks one of his cardinal rules. He starts to fall for her. And so he breaks it off.
- Jason Hughes
In case you've forgotten, Will Smith is still an actor. It seems like Mister Box Office has been absent from action in front of the camera for a little while, giving way for his son, Jaden Smith, to develop, while also producing for both film and TV. The actor will next be seen in the Warner Bros' con-man/romance "Focus," which centers on an inexperienced female con artist who teams up with a more seasoned male con artist, and sparks fly between them as they go about their con-artist ways. Aussie actress Margot Robbie ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), co-stars alongside Smith, playing the inexperienced female con artist who rocks his »
- Tambay A. Obenson
It’s widely known that Leonardo DiCaprio was originally supposed to play Steve Jobs but later passed on the upcoming Aaron Sorkin movie. What isn’t common knowledge: how Amy Pascal and the film’s producer took the news.
“Horrible behavior,” producer Mark Gordon wrote. “Actually despicable,” Pascal corrected him.
According to the stolen emails, published by the Daily Beast on Saturday, Gordon had asked the Sony Pictures co-chairman whether DiCaprio’s decision to pull out of the Apple biopic was based on money or not.
Pascal replied “the latter.”
Sony declined to comment on this story.
It’s the latest fallout from a paralyzing cyber-attack against Sony Pictures in recent weeks that has seen employee information, personal emails and unreleased movies hit the Web. »
- Maane Khatchatourian
The following contains spoilers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1.
If the last five minutes of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were like clinging to a pole for dear life with one arm and a whole lot of daddy issues this side of The Empire Strikes Back, its followup The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1 is like watching one trailer for Return of the Jedi over and over and over again, and then being told to wait another year to see what actually happens. With the revolution of Panem actually coming in 2015, the newest addition to the Hunger Games franchise has the ring of the distinctly less-thrilling episode of a TV series, where characters are treated more like chess pieces, being neatly put into place before a big strike … later.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1 is a part of a new phenomenon that is bigger than its own franchise, »
- Nick Allen
Warner Bros. and DC Comics are coming out swinging, having snagged a pipe dream level cast of names for their upcoming Suicide Squad movie, the kind of talent that, yes, should make Marvel just a little uncomfortable. The studio aimed high for the David Ayer feature, and although rumors have abounded for entire weeks that names like Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie would ultimately sign on for the film, we’ll admit it, we were skeptical. Hey, we were wrong, because Warner Bros. has now announced their official cast for the bad-guys-do-good feature, and it’s crammed with top-tier talent, including one of the biggest stars on the planet, an Oscar winner, a bunch of rising stars, and also Jai Courtney (we’re kidding, we like the son of John McClane plenty). But even though everyone knows who Will Smith is, you might still be scratching your head over Robbie or Cara Delevingne or, God »
- Kate Erbland
Finally, the mystery of who shouted "That's my man, Nolan!" while wearing an "authentic-looking space suit" during an opening-week screening of Interstellar has been solved. It was America's Favorite Teen, Jaden Smith! He was spotted by the "spies" at The Hollywood Reporter. Though, to be fair, if you asked us before this leaked, "Which teen would dress up as a spaceman and shout out Chris Nolan at an Interstellar screening?" our first and only answer would've been Jaden Smith. See you in space, buddy! »
- Lindsey Weber
In other Kardashian news, Kris Jenner is getting involved in one of her daughter’s love lives.
The momager thinks of teen rapper Jaden Smith as her own son, so she probably wants him back with daughter Kylie Jenner. The 17-year-old Kardashian sister is rumored to be dating 24-year-old rapper Tyga, but was previously linked to Smith.
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- Rahsheeda Ali
Yes, Monday's much-discussed New York Times' T Magazine Q&A with Jaden and Willow Smith was touted as the siblings' "first-ever joint interview." But in 2010, EW spoke to the siblings Smith, who were named to that year's Entertainers of the Year list in the wake of Jaden's The Karate Kid remake and Willow's "Whip My Hair." Back then, 12-year-old Jaden and 10-year-old Willow were starstruck by other celebrities and just on the cusp of their own respective stardoms. Here are a few nostalgic tidbits, in case you'd forgotten that Jaden and Willow were not always Prana energy-infused holograms spouting diatribes against school and driver's ed. »
- Teresa Jue
Jaden Smith, 16, is almost as well known for his nearly inexplicable tweets as he is for his acting career, while his 14-year-old sister Willow Smith's biggest contribution to the entertainment landscape seems to be the 2010 pop music hit "Whip My Hair."
So, of course, The New York Times Style publication T Magazine felt that this dynamic sibling duo would be just the right people to interview – while overlooking the Pacific Ocean on a chaparral-filled bluff – about all those classic teenage topics such as quantum physics, prana energy and the lucid, often illusive nature of temporal interpretation.
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Well, actually, it seems that T Magazine wanted to talk to Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's kids about their music and their creative and collaborative processes. The siblings, however, were much more interested in discussing transcendental meditation.
To try and explain these quotes, or even give »
Willow and Jaden Smith have a lot of feelings about a lot of things ... and they're sharing them in one of the most bizarre interviews we've ever read.Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's two children just did a joint interview with T Magazine, where they rambled on about the relativity of time, prana energy, writing novels and the biggest problem with driver's ed today. Yeah, we only understand about half of what's actually being said ... but here are just three of the craziest takeaways from the article. Read the entire thing here, it's worth it.1.) The Best Novels Are Written By WillowWhen asked what books they read, Willow replied "Quantum physics. Osho," while Jaden said he enjoys perusing "'The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life' and ancient texts; things that can’t be pre-dated."Later in the interview, Jaden says the two are aiming to make "cool" music, »
- tooFab Staff
Well, okay then! Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's kids, Willow and Jaden Smith, have developed some serious self esteem. The siblings sat down with the New York Times and discussed everything from how they only like their own music to how they think "normal" school makes kids depressed. Photos: The wacky Smith family "We’re just trying to make music that we think is cool," Jaden, 16, told the Times when asked about his album Cool Tapes Vol. 2. "We don’t think a lot of the music out there [...] »
This week, the first picture of Kevin Smith's upcoming horror-comedy Yoga Hosers was released. Not only are Smith and Johnny Depp both appearing in the movie, but their daughters are also starring. While we can't wait to see the father-daughter duos on screen, we started thinking about other actor moms and dads who have shared the screen with their kids. Will and Jaden Smith have starred together twice, and Ben Stiller likes to keep it all in the family with both of his parents. Take a look at our favorite onscreen parent-kid moments! - Additional reporting by Maggie Pehanick »
A good film can have anything from special effects, humour, a good script and cast. Throw in a fight scene or two and it has the potential to become a thrilling action film. And here is where Noel Clarke’s latest venture, The Anomaly (on DVD and Blu-ray now) comes in, which sees Clarke add a sci-fi action flick to his list of expertise as both actor and director. We have put together a list of some of our favourite fight scenes in film.
For you young’uns, we don’t, unfortunately, mean the 2010 remake starring Jaden Smith. The film follows teenager, Daniel, who forms an unexpected close bond with the janitor of his high school, Mr. Miyagi. The entire film, rich with the growing relationship between the two and the inevitable struggles of Daniel becoming his own man, builds up to a perfectly choreographed fight scene »
- David Agnew
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith must be so proud of their son, Jaden Smith. Rumor has it that he is being considered for an upcoming role on Warner Bros. live action Static Shock. His possible role will be the lead teen, Virgil Hawkins. Virgil will be a gamer nerd whose love for electronics comes handy, as he has electromagnetic powers. The series was previous animated that aired on Disney Xd thanks to the New Zealand production company. Now it appears that Jaden may help bring to live action.
Jaden has some impressive movie credits to his name, despite of none of them being big earners. However, he seems ready to take on a new challenge and join his parents on having his run on TV. Right now, he is just trying to step out of his parents shadow and prove his critics wrong. So far not many people are excited »
- Sarah Peel
One of the unexpected announcements of last week was that of a "Static Shock" digital series to be produced by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Now, Flickering Myth reports that "The Karate Kid" and "After Earth" star Jaden Smith is reportedly being eyed to play the title role of the electrically-charged DC comics hero in the live-action digital series.
This adaptation is part of Warners' recently announced Blue Ribbon Content initiative which also includes a reboot of the classic horror-comedy franchise "Critters".
This marks the third member of the Smith family to be linked to a DC project. Jaden's mother Jada-Pinkett Smith currently stars in Fox's "Gotham" while father Will Smith has been rumored for David Ayer's film adaptation of the "Suicide Squad" comics. »
- Garth Franklin
Last week, Warner Bros. launched their new initiative Blue Ribbon Content, which will produce digital series' for the studio, one of which is Static Shock. Flickering Myth is now reporting that Jaden Smith is reportedly being eyed to play the electric superhero.
The actor's parents already have established relationships with Warner Bros. and DC, with his mother Jada Pinkett Smith playing gangster Fish Mooney on Fox and WB's Gotham, and his father Will Smith reportedly in talks to star in the studio's superhero ensemble Suicide Squad. It isn't known if Warner Bros. has officially offered the role to Jaden Smith at this time.
Reginald Hudlin (Django Unchained) is producing the digital series, which centers on the African-American superhero Virgil Ovid Hawkins, a teenager who can manipulate and create electricity. No official story details have been released for the series, and it isn't known when production may begin.
A few days ago it was announced that, as part of a new digital initiative dubbed Blue Ribbon Content, Warner Bros. would be making a live-action Static Shock digital series from Academy Award nominated Django Unchained producer and Boondocks executive producer Reginald Hudlin.
Now we’re getting word that Warner Bros. is already eyeing a young actor to play the electric DC superhero: Jaden Smith. Smith may have a few stinkers like After Earth under his belt, but his parents are already developing a bit of a working relationship with Warner Bros., now that Jada Pinkett Smith is on Gotham and Will Smith is in negotiations for Suicide Squad.
The young Smith definitely has his foot in the door at the studio, so I could easily see him landing the part for that reason alone. He was on the rise until M. Night Shyamalan threw a $130 million wrench into his career, »
- James Garcia
Time just released their "The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014" list, which is raising a few eyebrows to say the least.
The publication places Kendall Jenner, 18, and Kylie Jenner, 17, on the list alongside recent Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, 17, and Grammy award-winning Lorde, 17, which unsurprisingly, plenty of people took issue with.
Photos: Kendall Jenner Takes Over the Runways
@Time Are you out of your minds? You think the Jenner sisters are as influential as a Nobel Peace Prize Winner! For What! Being rich?
— Sarcastic Honey (@SarcasticHoney) October 14, 2014
@Time this fckng magazine has become a disgrace, pseudo-famous reality "stars" in the same level of the youngest Novel prize winner? really?
— Pedro Moreno (@spyke181) October 14, 2014
@Time @MalalaFund @KylieJenner @KendallJenner - really the Jenner's? What a joke. Disgrace!
— Nicole (@astinmartin745) October 14, 2014
But Time justifies the Jenner sisters' placement on the list, citing their multiple »
The fifth season premiere of "The Walking Dead" on Sunday shatters all cable records with 17.3 million viewers. The episode "No Sanctuary" featured "lots of red meat and explosions galore" and even defeated NBC's "Sunday Night Football" among the key demographic of adults 18-49. The record broken was also set by the same AMC drama when it premiered last season with 16.1 million viewers. This season stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Michael Cudlitz, and Melissa McBride. Deadline -Break- The newly-released list of Most Influential Teens of 2014 is highlighted by Grammy winner Lorde, "Mad Men" co-star Kiernan Shipka, and pop star Austin Mahone. Other entertainers in the feature include Chloe Grace Moretz ("The Equalizer"), Rico Rodriguez ("Modern Family"), Jaden Smith ("The Karate Kid"), and reality stars Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. Time Relat...' »
Today's most influential teenagers, according to Time, are comprised of social media celebrities, burgeoning entertainers, and one Nobel prize winner. On Monday, Time magazine published its list of the 25 most influential teenagers of 2014, analyzing a confluence of "social media followings, cultural accolades, and business acumen" to determine this year's list. Double Grammy winner Lorde, 17, and "Shower" singer Becky G, 17, both made the list for their rise in the music world. Austin Mahone, 18, was also noted for his potential to become Justin Bieber's heir apparent. Kiernan Shipka, 14; Chloe Grace Moretz, 17; and Rico Rodriguez, 16, were all noted for their work in television and movies. »
- Teresa Jue
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