As you read this, M. Night Shyamalan is out there wheeling his dwindling, moribund filmmaking skills, hoping they can get one more movie eked out before fading away to come back as Bruce Willis or something. He's currently in Costa Rica shooting After Earth, a sci-fi film that, like reality, casts Jaden Smith in the role of son to Will Smith, but in the future. How will you know it's the future, and not our current reign of Smith? Because the Smith family will be wearing futuristic outfits--with arbitrary straps, and noodly parts, and several nipples!--as seen above in the first photo of Karate Kid in his costume. I'll reserve judgement until I've seen how he looks with Will looming behind, asking if this scene couldn't maybe use an upbeat pop song from an up-and-coming 11-year-old.
Following in Tom Cruise's post-apocalyptic sci-fi adventuring as closely as he follows in the actor's serious teachings of aliens and cosmic catastrophe, Will Smith stars with carefully-tended seedling Jaden in After Earth, a film that sees the father and son trailing in Cruise... / Continue →
Expanding on the oh-so-brief Welcome to Earth Will Smith gave us with the first trailer, here's a new preview for the Smith clan's adventure in sci-fi jungle survival and nepotism, After Earth. This one makes the specifics of the plot a little more clear: Jaden Smith stars as a... / Continue →
O, what a terrible alliance that's formed in the wake of our communal ire.
It seems, for whatever reason, all the studios passed on the top-secret project M. Night Shyamalan was shopping around over the summer--something with Bruce Willis, Bradley Cooper, and Gwyneth Paltrow--... / Continue →