As an actor, producer and musician, two-time Academy Award nominee and
GRAMMY Award winner WILL SMITH (Genie) has enjoyed a diverse
encompassing films, television and multi platinum records.
Smith's vast filmography includes transformative portrayals of true-life
icons in "Ali,"
"The Pursuit of Happyness" and "Concussion." He has headlined an extraordinary
list of films, including "Hitch," "I am Legend," "I, Robot," "Independence Day,"
in Black I, II, and III" and "Suicide Squad." He was most recently seen in
fantasy cop drama "Bright," which streamed to a staggering 11 million viewers in
its first three days on the platform. The movie has since been tapped for a
This year, Smith will star in three films starting with Disney's live-action
the iconic role of the Genie, directed by Guy Ritchie and in theatres May 24,
2019. In the fall, he will lend his voice
to 20th Century FOX Animation's "Spies in Disguise," alongside Tom Holland and
will star in Ang Lee's "Gemini
Man." Smith can be seen in his Facebook Watch's "Will Smith's Bucket List,"
where he completes a different item
from his bucket list each week, including performing standup comedy with Dave
Chappelle, skydiving in Dubai,
swimming with sharks and racing a Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi.
Smith is currently in production on Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," in which he
will once again reprise his role as Mike
Lowrey opposite Martin Lawrence as Marcus Burnett. The movie is set for an early
2020 release. He will next go
into production on "King Richard," where Smith will play the titular role of
Richard Williams, the father of tennis
stars Venus and Serena Williams. He began his career as a musician selling
millions of records worldwide before
crossing over into television with the beloved "Fresh Prince of Bel Air." In
1998, he and partner James Lassiter
founded production and management company Overbrook Entertainment, which has
produced numerous top
film and television projects.
In addition to his artistic achievements, he founded the Will & Jada Smith
Family Foundation with his wife, Jada.
WJSFF is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization committed to improving lives
and investing in organizations and
initiatives that empower traditionally overlooked communities.
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