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September 7, 2007 (9:51 am) GMT
Will Smith is poised to be the leading actor in dramatic picture "Seven Pounds" which mark his reunion with "The Pursuit of Happyness" director and producers.
Will Smith

One of the top leading actors today in Hollywood, once again is set to become the male lead in a movie that will reunite him with the creative team behind "."

Variety has brought in report informing that the "Bad Boy" star will topline "" which "Happyness" helmer Gabriele Muccino has been assigned to direct. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, and Steve Tisch are also returning to produce alongside Smith.

Written by Grant Nieporte, project concerns a man who inadvertently falls in love while attempting to kill himself. Filming is said to begin February next year for a late 2008 release with pic likely to be produced under Escape Artists and Overbrook Entertainment banners.

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