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Interview: Will Smith Talks 'MIB III,' Coming Back To The Screen, And...

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Will Smith might just be the biggest movie star there is. His TV show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, made him a household name, and before his three-year hiatus he made a decade's worth of blockbusters. Now, he's back as Agent J in Men In Black 3. We recently got the chance to talk to Mr. Smith. He told us what he learned during his time away,...

Men In Black 3: Movie Review

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Men In Black 3 has become a blockbuster underdog, mainly because it's the movie no one was asking for, and has to overcome a lot of bad buzz about re-shoots. It's been 10 years since we last saw Will Smith's Agent J and Tommy Lee Jones' Agent K monitor alien activity on Earth, and the new film offers a time travel twist which introduces Josh Brolin as the new K,...

'Men in Black III' Featurette Re-Introduces The Franchise

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We're heading toward the Memorial Day weekend, and though The Avengers is still setting records (and may continue to), Men in Black III is the big picture of that holiday weekend, which sells Will Smith's agent J losing his partner K (Tommy Lee Jones) and traveling back in time to work with a younger version of his partner (Josh Brolin)....

'Men In Black III' Official Trailer Shows More Josh Brolin, More Will Smith...

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While we saw a trailer for the upcoming Men in Black III last December, it felt more like a teaser, seeing as how it was a quickie trailer for an incomplete film with a troubled production and, at the time, apparently no written ending.  Now, we get a more polished trailer for the entirely unnecessary sequel, which finds Will Smith traveling back in time to save Tommy Lee Jones,...

Men in Black III Has New Stills, Raises Questions About Hollywood's Future

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What if they made a $300 Million dollar film and no one came? What if that film makes $100 Million domestically or less? Men in Black III is sure to have been extra expensive, with a protracted shooting schedule, multiple reshoots, and the biggest star in the world in Will Smith. It's also a sequel that no one wanted, and from the evidence of the multiple reshoots, a...

Warner Brothers Wants I Am Legend Sequel

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It's fair game to spoil a five year old movie, right? 2007's I Am Legend ends with the reveal that Will Smith's character was a ghost the whole time. Or he dies. Something like that. You would think that would make it harder to do I Am Legend: Again, or I Am Legender, or 2 Am Legend. But -...

Peter Berg Says Hancock 2 a Matter of When

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2008's Hancock, which made over $600 Million globally, was Will Smith's last huge hit. Since then he made Seven Pounds and has mostly been involved in Men in Black 3, which will eventually hit theaters this May.  There was talk of a Hancock sequel around the time...

Men in Black 3 Trailer Offers One Joke

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Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin...as Tommy Lee Jones? That's the set up from the Men in Black 3 teaser trailer, one that seems to be there to refresh viewers on the world of the Men in Black. Though the rough outline of the plot has been known for a while, this gives a sense of what the film is about, with newcomer Emma Thompson telling the viewers that...

'Men In Black III' To Feature Retro Aliens... In 3D (Of Course)

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Despite the cavalcade of production snafus that have befallen the wildly unnecessary Men In Black III—really, do we need another one?—from Alec Baldwin bailing on the production to massive filming delays to the growing sense that the entire production is simply an outgrowth of Will Smith’s increasingly egomaniacal self love, it looks like Men in Black III is still...

Will Smith Teams with M. Night Shyamalan to Make Science Fiction Film

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If there's one thing to say about M. Night Shyamalan's career, he's failed up. Columbia Pictures announced today that Will Smith - the biggest and perhaps only real movie star left in America - will team with Shyamalan to produce and star in a science-fiction film. Also starring: Smith's son Jaden. Jaden had been rumored for the script before - and the project is currently known as...

'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Backs Out Of Will Smith's 'Annie' Remake

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Well, it appears that the mash-up of pop-cultural elements so horrible and cringe-worthy that their unification could potentially result in The End Of All Things isn't going to happen after all-- according to Deadline, Glee creator Ryan Murphy will not be directing Willow Smith in a Will Smith-produced remake of Annie...

Alec Baldwin Ditches Troubled Men in Black III, Heads to Rock of Ages

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One of the greatest books on film is easily Julie Salamon's The Devil's Candy, which chronicled every bad turn Brian De Palma's adaptation of Bonfire of the Vanities took. At this point, one hopes there's an author on set of Men in Black III, as there's undoubtedly a great story to be told about its production....

Confirmed: Sony, Will Smith, Jay-Z, Willow Smith Working on Annie Remake

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Do you remember last week when it was rumored that Will Smith might team up with rapper Jay-Z to produce a remake of the comic strip and Broadway play Annie? It's no longer speculation. Sony Pictures has just confirmed that they are in talks with Smith and Jay-Z regarding a remake. The film will be created as a star vehicle for Will's daughter Willow Smith.

Will and Willow Smith to Remake Annie With Jay-Z?

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The song "Hard Knock Life" represents the downtrodden people of the world, and it became Billboard gold for rapper Jay-Z back in 1998 when he released his album ...Vol. 2. It sampled a hook and a beat from the classic play Annie, which centers on a spirited red-haired girl and her life in an orphanage. Several reports state that Jay-Z may...

The Wachowskis to Write and Direct Hood, Will Smith To Possibly Star

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Andy and Lana (formerly Larry) Wachowski aka The Washowkis have landed a new gig. According to THR, the directing duo will write and helm a developing film called Hood. The title sounds simple enough, but they'll have to do something extra to make the film worthwhile because it's another incarnation of the Robin Hood story. Didn't we just see it told...

Will Smith to Star in Cain and Abel Story - With Vampires!

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Just when we thought the vampire trend couldn't sink its teeth into anyone else it's gone after Will Smith. According to Deadline, the actor is in talks to take on the lead in a film entitled The Legend of Cain. As in Cain and Abel, the guy who committed the first murder ever recorded in the Bible. Yeah, Smith wants to play the killer in the movie that will somehow...

Will Smith in Men in Black III Teaser Clip

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Men in Black III is one of the many films that will debut during the summer of 2012 and it's up against some tough competition. The studio recently amped up their marketing by playing a promotional clip for the film during the Sony 3D TV Launch. It featured franchise star Will Smith in full costume as his character Agent Jay who after all these years still manages to...

Men in Black 3 To Be Released May 2012, Will Smith to Return

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Over the past few days Hollywood execs have been really trigger happy with their 2011-2012 summer schedules. Release dates are being announced every hour on the hour with the latest coming from Columbia Pictures. A date has finally been set for Men in Black 3 (in 3D) so expect to see Will Smith. Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin in May 2012.

Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones Return for Men in Black 3

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Last year at the ShoWest Film Festival Sony announced they had plans to produce another sequel in their lucrative Men in Black series entitled, Men in Black 3D. At the time there was no definite word on if star Will Smith would return as Agent Jay or Tommy Lee Jones as his older, wiser partner Agent Kay but according to a recent report from...

Will Smith to Star in Two Independence Day Sequels?

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Late last year when Roland Emmerich began doing press for his disaster film, 2012, the director spoke about possibly returning to one of his greatest career achievements, Independence Day. The 1996 action flick that featured an ensemble cast and made Will Smith Mr. Fourth of July could be up for a sequel or two and we're hearing that the...