HBO has ordered “Brothers in Atlanta,” a comedy from Diallo Riddle, Bashir Salahuddin and Lorne Michaels, Variety has learned. The series follows struggling entertainers and best friends Langston and…
Will Smith has opened up about “After Earth,” the 2013 sci-fi film in which his son Jaden Smith also starred, calling it the “most painful failure” of his career. The comment, in an interview with…
It’s widely known that Leonardo DiCaprio was originally supposed to play Steve Jobs but later passed on the upcoming Aaron Sorkin movie. What isn’t common knowledge: how Amy Pascal and the film’s…
Sony has signed Breck Eisner to direct its sequel to “The Karate Kid,” its hit 2010 actioner starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. The rebooted “Kid” grossed $343 million worldwide with Harald Zwart…
Even a proven box office draw can't always prevail over faulty material and iffy collaborators.
In the aftermath of the $27 million Stateside crash landing for "After Earth," Sony has little to do but hope the film works internationally. So, can it? Right now, the outlook seems uncertain, at…
Even though a thousand years from now in "After Earth" humans are hunted and killed by hideous aliens, there was joy all around Sony's environmentally green, not red, carpet at the May 29 Ziegfeld…
A look at the art and f/x behind Sony’s summer tentpole “After Earth,” starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith. Read the review.
M. Night Shyamalan's latest non-happening will prove a litmus test of Will Smith's continued drawing power.
It's been a rocky road for M. Night Shyamalan, who hit a career high in 1999 with the eerie Oscar-nominated thriller "The Sixth Sense," but in recent years has struggled to stay atop Hollywood's…