Will Smith Reveals Why Willow Smith Tried Acting: ‘A Big Part of It Is Probably Jaden’


A-lister Will Smith has appeared in dozens of box office blockers. Appearing in several films with his son Jaden, Smith revealed that his daughter Willow was inspired to get into the family business after seeing her brother at work.

ada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Willow Smith, Jaden Smith and Trey Smith attending the VH1 'Dear Mama' tap at St Bartholomew's Church
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Willow Smith takes part in ‘I Am Legend’

In 2007, Smith participated in the post-apocalyptic action thrush I am a Myth. Based on the 1954 novel of the same name by Richard Matheson, the film featured Smith as the scientist Robert Neville.

Located in New York City, Neville is the only survivor of a virus to destroy humans except night mutants. Protected from the virus, Neville must develop a cure while fighting his violent creatures.

With Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, and Salli Richardson-Whitfield, I am a Myth featuring Willow in her first film as Neville’s daughter, Marley.

Sharing that he and his wife would not allow their children to ride their fame coats, Smith described what Willow heard when she heard that she had landed. I am a Myth post-laboratory surgery.

“We always call the family in and announce all the good things that happen to everyone in the house and everyone has to take part. take part, ”explained Smith. “We are saying, ‘Everyone, we just want to congratulate Willow. She found, I am a myth. ‘She immediately turns around to Jaden and laughs… She had never talked about any feelings she was having, but it was like’ Okay, I’m plotting with you.