With ‘After Earth,’ Jaden Smith Is Happy To Follow In Footsteps Of His Superstar Father

Source: New York Daily News

Will and Jaden Smith have working together down to a science.

“You know how Johnny Depp and Tim Burton always do movies together, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio? We’ll have a relationship like that,” Jaden, 14, tells New York magazine in this week’s issue.

“It’s kind of like father and son, except that we’re both going to work together. Like you worked in your family business with your dad. I’m just working in my family business with my dad.

“With the first movie (‘Pursuit of Happyness’), he was teaching me along the way. This is how the camera works. You do several takes. Like, literally everything you need to know about movies. And then, in ‘Karate Kid,’ he was kind of holding my hand and watching me distill those rules. And then on ‘After Earth,’ he was like, all right, you’re an actor, I’m an actor, let’s make a movie together.”

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