February 26, 2017  

Will Smith Reigns WB's Empire

October 11, 2007 (7:19 am) GMT
Will Smith has agreed to star in the Michael Mann directed drama "Empire," it has been confirmed.
Will Smith

Having his latest big screen project, "," hitting the theaters December 14th later this year, adds one more film into his resume by agreeing to star in the forthcoming action-drama-thriller "Empire."

Oscar-nominated film director Michael Mann is on duty to direct, and thus will make it the first time for him to reunite with Smith since they last worked together in "Ali," the 2001 Academy Award-nominated biographical film of boxing icon .

Has been booked to write the screenplay for Columbia Pictures to produce is John Logan.

As of the story, words have been circulating that "Empire" will tell the story of a wealthy media mogul who plans to control the world. No production date has been revealed though.

More Will Smith News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Derek Hough and Tony Dovolani Not Returning for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 24
  2. Colton Haynes to Make Live Singing Debut in Tribute Performance for George Michael
  3. 'Jurassic World 2' First Set Photo Arrives as Filming Begins
  4. Behati Prinsloo Wows on First Post-Baby Runway Show at Milan Fashion Week
  5. A Green Lantern Is Reportedly Confirmed in 'Justice League'
  6. New Photos Seem to Confirm Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus' Romance Rumors
  7. 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Is Nick Blood Returning in Season 4?
  8. Happy 'Twin Peaks' Day! Showtime Unveils Posters for Revival