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Why Margot Robbie Told Off Will Smith During Her Focus Audition
The recent weekend box office win of Focus has seemingly reinvigorated the previously beleaguered cinematic star power of Will Smith. However, it seems that his gorgeous Aussie ingénue co-star, Margot Robbie may have dealt the star another diss during the auditioning process in the form of a rhetorical ribbing at the former Fresh Prince that was far meaner than "yo homes, smell ya later."
focus Joseph Baxter 2015-03-02
Will Smith's 10 Great Performances, Ranked
In honor of his latest film, Focus, please join us as we run down the 10 best Will Smith performances of his career so far.
focus Mike Reyes 2015-02-27
This Rotten Week: Predicting Focus and The Lazarus Effect Reviews
The Academy Awards are on tonight. In honor of this great Sunday we bring you two movies that have absolutely no chance of ever being mentioned in the same sentence as the Oscars. It’s time to get in focus with The Lazarus Effect.
focus Doug Norrie 2015-02-22
Will Smith Admits After Earth Did Not Go As Planned At All
After Earth was a disaster of cataclysmic proportions, and Will Smith knows it. Though, recently he had some choice words to say about the film that he calls the “most painful failure in my career.
focus Nick Romano 2015-02-13
The Sexy Focus Trailer Lets Will Smith Be Seduced By Mrs. Wolf Of Wall Street
“There’s two kinds of people in this world. There’s hammers. And there’s nails. You decide which one you want to be.” That’s the advice dished out in the sleek, sexy first trailer for Will Smith’s Focus.
focus Sean O'Connell 2014-10-10
300's Rodrigo Santoro To Star Opposite Will Smith In Con Drama Focus
After originally being set to star Ben Affleck and Kristen Stewart, the upcoming con drama Focus is back in gear with Will Smith and Australian actress Margot Robbie, and now the project has lured a third actor into the fold. Rodrigo Santoro, who is best known for playing Xerxes in Zack Snyder's 300, has come aboard the film and is now set to play one of the principal antagonists.
focus Eric Eisenberg 2013-08-19
Will Smith Will Train Margot Robbie In The Art Of Conning In Focus
The cast of the crime drama Focus has been a revolving door for over a year now, but the spinning seems to have finally come to an end. Variety reports that newcomer Margot Robbie is in early talks to star opposite Will Smith in the film, from Crazy Stupid Love co-writers and co-directors John Requa and Glen Ficarra.
focus Katey Rich 2013-07-16
Will Smith Possibly In, Kristen Stewart Definitely Out Of Crime Romance Focus
Nothing about that reads Will Smith, so let’s hope Warner Bros. is in the field of changing people’s minds with this one. Smith is still a probably a bigger financial draw in most kinds of films than either Gosling or Affleck, but this is the time for his acting skills to kick back in.
focus Nick Venable 2013-04-18
Ben Affleck Drops Out Of Focus
Not only has Ben Affleck directed three straight great movies, two of them have actually been financial hits. Gone Baby Gone managed to make only $20 million during its run, but both The Town and Argo were huge hits, pulling in more than $90 million each (the latter managing to cross the century mark). After a long down period Affleck has found himself to be once again one of the most sought-after talents in Hollywood - but sadly that's going to mean scheduling conflicts.
focus Eric Eisenberg 2012-12-19
Kristen Stewart Confirms She's Doing Focus With Ben Affleck
Last month it seemed the unofficial black list of the actress—who may or may not star in the Snow White and Huntsman sequel—might be at an end as news hit that she was being considered to star opposite Ben Affleck in the crime flick Focus. Now, Stewart herself is confirming this casting news...
focus Kristy Puchko 2012-12-10
Kristen Stewart May Join Ben Affleck In Con Drama Focus
The upcoming con drama Focus tells the story of a veteran con-man who finds himself in a complicated situation when he becomes romantically entangled with a young female grifter. Their time together is messy and disastrous, and causes complications when they meet up again in the future.
focus Eric Eisenberg 2012-11-02
Ben Affleck May Star In Con Drama Focus
For a while it looked as though directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa would be reteaming with their Crazy, Stupid, Love stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for the upcoming con story Focus, but now that a few months have passed it looks as though the project is moving in a different direction.
focus Eric Eisenberg 2012-10-09
Crazy, Stupid, Love Directors Hoping To Bring Back Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone For Their Next Film, Focus
While they may not have known the extent of it when it first happened, directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa struck it big when they cast both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in their film Crazy, Stupid, Love. The two actors ended up having an incredible amount of success in 2011, both performing in three movies each and earning strong reviews for all of them.
focus Eric Eisenberg 2012-04-20
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