When director Guy Ritchie revealed Will Smith's blue genie from the live-action remake of Aladdin, it was ripe meme fodder.
The actor is reportedly set to play Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams, in a new film, but critics say he's too light-skinned for the role.
Will Smith is set to take on the role of Richard Williams in a forthcoming biopic, the man who battled the odds to make his daughters Venus and Serena world tennis champions.
First fans complained that in the first look at Will Smith's Genie from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake of Aladdin, he wasn't blue.
Hoping to calm things on the internet down a bit, Will Smith has confirmed that his Genie in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin will be blue after all.
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence have jointly confirmed that the long-awaited Bad Boys 3 is a go, the pair delivering celebratory posts to their respective Instagram pages.
Colin Farrell may be about to see an elephant fly. Six weeks after Will Smith backed out of talks to take the (human) lead in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ with director Tim Burton, it seems the 40-year old Irish actor may be set to take his place. Deadline report that Farrell is in talks to appear originally earmarked for Smith, Farrell would appear as Holt, a “widowed father of two kids from Kentucky” whose offspring befriend the young elephant with the oversized ears.
Disney’s ongoing mission to remake seemingly all their animated classics in live action would appear to have hit a minor hurdle. Smith was said to have been circling the role of the father of some children who see Dumbo at the circus, and befriend the shy elephant who learns how to fly. Tom Hanks is also reported to be in talks for a role in the film, scripted by Ehren Kruger.