Spies in Disguise (2019)

Spies in Disguise (2019)

Director: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane Writer(s): Lucas Martell Starring: Will Smith, Tom Holland, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, Marcy Kappe, Lance Sterling, Walter Beckett, Ben Mendelsohn, Masi Oka, DJ Khaled Synopsis:  Based on “Pigeon: Impossible,” a 2009 original...
Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019)

Director: Guy Ritchie Writer(s): (2019 screenplay) John August, Guy Ritchie, Vanessa Taylor; (1992 screenplay) Ron Clements, Ted Elliott, John Musker, Terry Rossio Starring: Will Smith, Nasim Pedrad, Naomi Scott, Billy Magnussen, Navid Negahban, Mena Massoud, Kamil...
Suicide Squad 2 (2019)

Suicide Squad 2 (2019)

Director: James Gunn Writer(s): James Gunn, Zak Penn (treatment), Adam Cozad (script), John Ostrander (comic book), Anthony Tambakis (screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Karen Fukuhara, Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Oliveira...
Bad Boys For Life (2020)

Bad Boys For Life (2020)

Director: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah Writer(s): Chris Bremner, Joe Carnahan, George Gallo (characters) David Guggenheim (characters),  Anthony Tambakis (screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, John West Jr., Derrick Gilbert Synopsis: The plot is unknown at...
Bright 2 (2019)

Bright 2 (2019)

Director: David Ayer Writer(s): David Ayer, Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring:  Will Smith, Joel Edgerton Synopsis: Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2017 film ‘Bright‘. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Gemini Man (2019)

Gemini Man (2019)

Director: Ang Lee Writer(s): Jonathan Hensleigh, Darren Lemke, David Benioff, Andrew Niccol, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson Starring: Will Smith, Clive Owen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Benedict Wong, Linda Emond, Theodora Miranne, Kenny Sheard, Fernanda...
Quincy (2018)

Quincy (2018)

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones Writer(s):  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones tarring: Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Clarence Avant, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Lina Bielsten, Mary J. Blige, Stefan Blom, Richard Bona, Bono,...
Smith & Forster Buying Licensing, Distribution Company

Smith & Forster Buying Licensing, Distribution Company

By Brent Lang | Variety Will Smith and Marc Forster have partnered to acquire Telepool GmbH, a German licensing and distribution company. As part of the deal, the company will become a development, financing, and distribution partner for Smith and Forster’s films....
Live It Up (2018)

Live It Up (2018)

Director: Yasha Malekzad Writer(s): Marty James, Will Smith, Jean-Baptiste, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Nick Rivera Caminero, Quavious Marshall, Jocelyn Donald, Clement Picard, Juan Diego Medina Vélez, Maxime Picard, Michael McHenry, Era Istrefi Starring: Nicky Jam, Will...
Bright (2017)

Bright (2017)

Director: David Ayer Writer(s): Max Landis Starring: Starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramírez, Lucy Fry, Veronica Ngo, Alex Meraz, Happy Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Dawn Olivieri, Matt Gerald, Margaret Cho, Joseph Piccuirro, Brad William Henke,...
Collateral Beauty (2016)

Collateral Beauty (2016)

Director: David Frankel Writer(s): Allan Loeb Starring: Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore, Carol Commissiong, Jabriah Anderson, Chloe R. Fernandez, Camiel Warren-Taylor, Reginald L. Barnes, Justin McGriff...
48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees were announced for the 48th NAACP Image Awards are in. Winners will be announced on February 11, 2017 at a ceremony airing live on TV One. Anthony Anderson will return as host. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Beyoncé Knowles Viola Davis Regina King Dwayne “The Rock”...
Why Will Smith Chose Suicide Squad Over Independence Day 2

Why Will Smith Chose Suicide Squad Over Independence Day 2

ScreenRant |Matthew Erao Though sequels and adaptations of existing forms of media are nothing new for Hollywood, they seem to have reached a fever pitch in recent years. Aside from the ever-expanding worlds of Harry Potter, Star Wars, and the Marvel Cinematic...
Jay Z Inks Exclusive First-Look Deal with Weinstein

Jay Z Inks Exclusive First-Look Deal with Weinstein

from Shadow & Act Expanding his media empire, Shawn Carter, a.k.a. Jay Z, has inked a two-year production deal with The Weinstein Company (TWC) that will give TWC an exclusive first-look at any film or television projects produced by Carter. The release adds that...
Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Shadow & Act | Tambay Obenson In light of very recent news that a 3rd “Bad Boys” movie – which has long been rumored to be in the works – is now definitely moving forward at Sony Pictures under the official title “Bad Boys for Life,” I thought I’d open up a...
Suicide Squad Is the Best Opening of Will Smith’s Career

Suicide Squad Is the Best Opening of Will Smith’s Career

Shadow & Act> | Sergio Mims Well we’re swiftly approaching the end of the summer film season and getting ready for fall film releases, starting next month, but the consensus is in already: This has been one rotten summer season for movies. Sure there were some...
Suicide Squad (2016)

Suicide Squad (2016)

Director: David Ayer Writer(s): David Ayer, John Ostrander Starring: Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Will Smith, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Common, Sabine Mondestin, Brianna Goldie, Raymond...
Michael Mann on the Greatest

Michael Mann on the Greatest

Michael Mann | Variety One of Muhammad Ali’s biggest struggles culminated in 1974’s Rumble in the Jungle, where it seemed that the spirit of the progressive forces in the world was about to battle the spirit of the repressive status quo. Early on, Cassius Clay related...
Will Smith to Re-team With Suicide Squad Director

Will Smith to Re-team With Suicide Squad Director

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act Will Smith will reteam with his “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer, to tackle a new project titled “Bright,” which Joel Edgerton is also attached to co-star in, with Max Landis penning the script. Full details on...
Concussion (2015)

Concussion (2015)

Director: Peter Landesman Writer(s): Peter Landesman, Jeanne Marie Laskas (magazine article) Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Morse, Arliss Howard, Mike O’Malley, Eddie Marsan, Hill Harper, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje,...
Actors on Actors: Will Smith & Benecio Del Toro

Actors on Actors: Will Smith & Benecio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro landed an Academy Award for 2000’s “Traffic,” in which he played a conflicted police officer. His new film, “Sicario,” puts him back in the world of drug trafficking, but as a very different character — a mysterious, dangerous man bent on revenge....
Conversations: Will Smith

Conversations: Will Smith

Q&A with Will Smith of CONCUSSION. Moderated by Jenelle Riley, Variety. Will Smith stars in Concussion, a thriller based on the true story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a...
Will Smith Confirms Bad Boys 3 & First Full World Tour

Will Smith Confirms Bad Boys 3 & First Full World Tour

By Rob Keyes | ScreenRant It’s been over twelve years (and four Transformers movies) since Michael Bay’s Bad Boys 2 released in theaters in the summer of 2003 and nearly every year since we’ve heard rumblings and quotes teasing that Bad Boys 3 would be coming…...
Will Smith To Join Cast Of Collateral Beauty

Will Smith To Join Cast Of Collateral Beauty

by Ali Jaafar | Deadline Hollywood Will Smith has replaced Hugh Jackman in Collateral Beauty, the feature about a New York advertising executive who experiences a personal tragedy and the subsequent unconventional plan from his colleagues to break him out of his...
Sony Dates Two More Bad Boys Sequels

Sony Dates Two More Bad Boys Sequels

Justin Kroll | Variety Sony Pictures has set its slate through 2017 that include two more films in the “Bad Boys” franchise, a remake of “Jumanji,” the first installment in “The Dark Tower” franchise and sci-fi romance “Passengers,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and...
Michael B. Jordan Signs On To Just Mercy

Michael B. Jordan Signs On To Just Mercy

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act While we wait to catch his starring appearance in the upcoming “Fantastic Four” which will be in theaters next month, followed by his reunion with his “Fruitvale” director, Michael Coogler, in...
Emmett Till HBO Miniseries In the Works

Emmett Till HBO Miniseries In the Works

by Nellie Andreeva | Deadline Hollywood Emmett Till was only 14 when the black teen was brutally murdered after allegedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi in 1955. The tragic story that galvanized the emerging Civil Rights Movement is the subject of an HBO...
Will Smith’s Deadshot Goes Shopping

Will Smith’s Deadshot Goes Shopping

Kofi Outlaw | Screenrant.com DC and Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad movie is currently filming in Canada, but even before production started, director David Ayer and his high-profile cast of stars were making waves on the Internet, either through character and casting...
Suicide Squad: First Cast Photo Revealed

Suicide Squad: First Cast Photo Revealed

Variety.com Director David Ayer tweeted the first cast photo of “Suicide Squad” on Wednesday. The star-studded group, which includes Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman and Jai Courtney, sat down for a table reading before the film starts shooting...
10 Best Movie Roles Played by Rappers

10 Best Movie Roles Played by Rappers

By Brian Josephs | The Boom Box Rapping isn’t raking in as much money as it used to for artists. And even if you’re one of the fortunate ones, you can’t keep spitting rhymes forever. This is why you’ll find many of your favorite MCs stepping into other roles. As you’d...
Vivica A. Fox Returning for ID2

Vivica A. Fox Returning for ID2

Independence Day co-screenwriter/director Roland Emmerich has confirmed a handful of cast members for the sequel (scheduled to arrive in 2016) – and now, that includes more than one person who also costarred in Emmerich’s original 1996 alien invasion blockbuster....
Focus (2015)

Focus (2015)

Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Writer(s): Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, Tari Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, Rodrigo Santoro, BD Wong, Brennan Brown, Robert Taylor, Dotan Bonen, Griff Furst, Stephanie Honoré, David Stanford,...
Winter’s Tale (2014)

Winter’s Tale (2014)

Director: Akiva Goldsman Writer(s): Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Mark Helprin (novel) Starring: Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Crane, Brian Hutchison, Kevin Corrigan, Alan Doyle, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jon Patrick Walker, David...
It’s Time For a Black James Bond

It’s Time For a Black James Bond

After watching QUANTUM OF SOLACE, I came to the realization that no matter who’s writing or directing a James Bond movie, the natural tendency is to revert back to the more traditional Bonds. The over the top villains, the womanizing, the exaggerated stunts;...
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

 Director: Adam McKay Writer(s): Will Ferrell, Adam McKay (story and characters) Starring: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Dylan Baker, Meagan Good, Judah Nelson, James Marsden, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson, Kristen Wiig,...
After Earth (2013)

After Earth (2013)

 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Writer(s): M. Night Shyamalan, Gary Whitta (screenplay) Starring: Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo, Zoë Kravitz, Glenn Morshower, Kristofer Hivju, Sacha Dhawan, Chris Geere, Diego Klattenhoff, David Denman, Lincoln Lewis, Jaden...
Men in Black 3 (2012)

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Writer(s): Etan Cohen; Lowell Cunningham (comic) Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Emma Thompson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mike Colter, Nicole Scherzinger, Michael Chernus, Alice Eve, David Rasche, Keone Young,...
Seven Pounds (2008)

Seven Pounds (2008)

Director: Gabriele Muccino Writer(s): Grant Nieporte Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Barry Pepper, Elpidia Carrillo, Robinne Lee, Joe Nunez, Bill Smitrovich, Tim Kelleher, Gina Hecht, Andy Milder, Judyann Elder, Sarah Jane Morris,...
Hancock (2008)

Hancock (2008)

Director: Peter Berg Writer(s): Vincent Ngo, Vince Gilligan Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head, Eddie Marsan, David Mattey, Maetrix Fitten, Thomas Lennon, Johnny Galecki, Hayley Marie Norman, Dorothy Cecchi, Michelle Lemon, Akiva Goldsman,...
I Am Legend (2007)

I Am Legend (2007)

Director: Francis Lawrence Writer(s): Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith, Darrell Foster, April Grace, Dash Mihok, Joanna Numata, Abbey, Kona, Samuel Glen, James...
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

 Director: Gabriele Muccino Writer(s): Steve Conrad Starring: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer, Kevin West, George Cheung, David Michael Silverman, Domenic Bove, Geoff Callan, Joyful...
Hitch (2005)

Hitch (2005)

 Director: Andy Tennant Writer(s): Kevin Bisch Starring: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta, Julie Ann Emery, Adam Arkin, Robinne Lee, Nathan Lee Graham, Michael Rapaport, Jeffrey Donovan, Paula Patton, Philip Bosco, Kevin Sussman, Navia Nguyen, Matt...
I, Robot (2004)

I, Robot (2004)

Director: Alex Proyas Writer(s): Jeff Vintar and Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Jeff Vintar (screen story), Isaac Asimov (suggested by book) Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell, Bruce Greenwood, Adrian Ricard, Chi McBride, Jerry Wasserman,...
Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Director: Lauren Lazin Writer(s): N/A Starring: Tupac Shakur, Rappin’ 4-Tay, Conrad Bain, Bill Bellamy, Todd Bridges, Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Gary Coleman, Sean Combs, Treach, Doctor Dré, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Omar Epps, Faith Evans, Fab 5 Freddy, Yafeu Fula,...
Bad Boys II (2003)

Bad Boys II (2003)

Director: Michael Bay Writer(s): George Gallo (characters); Marianne Wibberley,  Cormac Wibberley, Ron Shelton (story); Ron Shelton, Jerry Stahl (screenplay) Starring: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Mollà, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle, Joe...
Men in Black 2 (2002)

Men in Black 2 (2002)

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Writer(s): Lowell Cunningham (comic), Robert Gordon, Barry Fanaro Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, Tony Shalhoub, Patrick Warburton, Jack Kehler, David Cross, Colombe...
Ali (2001)

Ali (2001)

Director: Michael Mann Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard (story); Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Eric Roth, Michael Mann (screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Mykelti Williamson, Jada Pinkett...
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

Director: Robert Redford Writer(s): Steven Pressfield (novel), Jeremy Leven (screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill, Joel Gretsch, J. Michael Moncrief, Peter Gerety, Lane Smith, Michael O’Neill, Thomas Jay Ryan, Trip Hamilton,...
Wild Wild West (1999)

Wild Wild West (1999)

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Writer(s): John Thomas, Jim Thomas (story), S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman (screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek, M. Emmet Walsh, Ted Levine, Frederique Van Der Wal, Musetta...
Enemy of the State (1998)

Enemy of the State (1998)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): David Marconi Starring: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet, Regina King, Stuart Wilson, Laura Cayouette, Loren Dean, Barry Pepper, Ian Hart, Jake Busey, Scott Caan, Jason Lee, Gabriel Byrne, James Le Gros, Dan Butler, Jack...
Men in Black (1997)

Men in Black (1997)

 Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Writer(s): Lowell Cunningham (comic), Ed Solomon (screen story and screenplay) Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Mike Nussbaum, Jon Gries, Sergio...
Independence Day (1996)

Independence Day (1996)

Director: Roland Emmerich Writer(s): Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, Margaret Colin, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein, Adam Baldwin, Brent Spiner, James Duval,...
Bad Boys (1995)

Bad Boys (1995)

Director: Michael Bay Writer(s): George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Doug Richardson (screenplay) Starring: Lisa Boyle, Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Michael Taliferro, Emmanuel Xuereb, Tchéky Karyo, Marc Macaulay, Ralph Gonzalez, Vic Manni, Frank...
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Director: Fred Schepisi Writer(s):  John Guare (play and screenplay) Starring: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen, Mary Beth Hurt, Bruce Davison, Cleo King Synopsis: An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and...
Where the Day Takes You (1991)

Where the Day Takes You (1991)

Director: Marc Rocco Writer(s): Michael Hitchcock, Marc Rocco, Kurt Voss Starring: Laura San Giacomo, Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, Sean Astin, Balthazar Getty, Will Smith, James Le Gros, Ricki Lake, Lara Flynn Boyle, Peter Dobson, Kyle MacLachlan, Nancy McKeon,...
Made in America (1993)

Made in America (1993)

Director: Richard Benjamin Writer(s): Marcia Brandwynne, Nadine Schiff, Holly Goldberg Sloan Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Danson, Will Smith, Nia Long, Paul Rodriguez, Jennifer Tilly, Peggy Rea, Clyde Kusatsu, David Bowe, Jeff Joseph, Rawley Valverde, Fred Mancuso,...