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Simon Cowell and Will Smith Team Up for DJ Talent-Search Show

January 26, 2012 (3:02 am) GMT
The 'X Factor' creator has joined forces with the 'Men in Black 3' actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith to develop a new TV show which aims 'to find the world's greatest DJs.'

, the mastermind behind "" and "", is crafting another talent-search show. His SYCO Entertainment has announced a partnership with and 's Overbrook Entertainment to launch a reality competition series searching for the world's greatest DJs.

"We have been working on this show for over a year and we wanted to partner with the right people," Simon said in a statement. "As soon as I met Jada and Miguel from Overbrook, I knew they would be our ideal partners. DJs are the new rock stars, it feels like the right time to make this show."

Jada chimed in, "This show will comb the world to find a new breed of talent. I am happy to be creating it alongside Simon Cowell, the Sony team, and my partner Miguel Melendez, on behalf of the Overbrook family."

The yet-to-be-titled competition show is expected to be broadcast on both U.K. and U.S. TV networks, but which networks that will air it are yet to be announced. In a tweet, Simon further explained his role on the upcoming reality show as writing, "I will NOT be judging this show."

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