Will Smith and Jay-Z team on Annie big screen adaptation and other film projects

According to Variety, a big screen Annie re-imagination with Willow Smith as the titular orphan will be developed by a new joint venture between her dad Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z, in association with Sony Pictures. Annie will be produced by Jay-Z and Overbrook, which includes principals Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, ….

Will Smith circling Legend Of Cain Bible story with vampires?

According to Deadline, Will Smith has attached himself to star in and produce The Legend Of Cain, an epic re-telling of the Biblical sibling tale, only this time it will have a vampiric twist. The report states that Smith would play Cain, and he’ll produce with Overbrook Entertainment partners Jada Pinkett Smith, James Lassiter and ….

Will Smith bringing classic board game Risk to the big screen

It looks like Hollywood’s going diving into the classic board game seas for inspiration again, as Sony Pictures has apparently nabbed bigscreen rights to the board game Risk from Hasbro according to Variety. Will Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment will produce the film alongside the studio. Risk pits players against one another in a ….

Jaden Smith to play new Karate Kid

Columbia Pictures has been looking to revive the 1984 hit The Karate Kid, and it looks like they are now prepping the remake as a star vehicle for Will Smith’s son Jaden, according to Variety. Ocean’s 11 producer Jerry Weintraub, who also guided the original film, along with Will Smith’s company Overbrook Entertainment, will produce ….

Smith ‘Gains’ New Projects

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Will Smith is attached to star in the upcoming film Seven Pounds for Columbia Pictures and will produce the film alongside his Overbrook Entertainment partner James Lassiter.  Seven Pounds was written by Grant Nieporte, and tells the story of a man who inadvertently falls in love with a woman while attempting to kill himself. Sort of a depressed Hitch, I guess. ….