Will Smith’s tryst with entertainment and showbiz started at the age of 16. The Philadelphia born actor launched a hit rap career along with Jeff Townes. The duo was known as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Smith got his first big breakthrough in television in the ’90s with the sitcom, ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’ He then starred in the 1995 flick ‘Bad Boys’. Soon, blockbusters like ‘Independence Day’ (1996), ‘Men in Black‘ franchise and ‘Hitch’ (2005) rocketed Smith’s popularity and fan base. He has earned Academy Award nominations for ‘Ali’ (2001) and ‘The Pursuit of Happyness‘ (2006). His other major movies include ‘Concussion’ (2015) and ‘Suicide Squad’ (2016.
Academy Award-nominated Smith still continues to entertain us and we keep loving his range of awesome characters. So now you might be wondering what is the next Will Smith movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Will Smith films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Will Smith movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
11. Aladdin (2019)
Guy Ritchie’s long-awaited live-action remake of Disney’s 1992 animated film features Mena Massoud in the titular role of Aladdin. Will Smith plays the mythical Genie in the movie. The film is based on the folktale from ‘One Thousand and One Nights.’ It tells the eternal love story of the street urchin, Aladdin, and Jasmine, the princess of Agrabah. When Aladdin finds the magic lamp and releases the mischievous Genie, his life turns upside down. He has to protect both the love of his life and the magic lamp from evil men who seek it for their vicious schemes. The other cast includes Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Numan Acar, and Billy Magnussen. Ritchie co-wrote the movie with John August. ‘Aladdin’ hits theaters on May 24, 2019.
10. Spies in Disguise (2019)
The animated spy flick ‘Spies in Disguise‘ features an ensemble voice cast that includes Will Smith, Tom Holland, Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, and DJ Khaled. The plot revolves around two top agents Lance Sterling (voiced by Smith) and Walter Beckett (voiced by Holland). Sterling has to save the world at any cost, even if he has to disguise as a pigeon and team up with his nerdist gadget expert Beckett. Karen Gillan voices the mysterious woman Eyes who serves a crucial role in bringing Sterling back to his human form. The movie is directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane from a screenplay by Brad Copeland. ‘Spies in Disguise’ hits theaters on December 25, 2019.