Wednesday, 11th February 2009
In Japan Entertainment News,
Will Smith attends Tokyo premiere
Hollywood star Will Smith was in Tokyo on Monday (February 9th) for the premiere of his latest film Seven Pounds.
Smith, the star of films such as I Am Legend and Independence Day, was joined by co-star Rosario Dawson and director Gabriele Muccino.
The actor was presented with a chocolate bar weighing 40 kilogrammes by Japan's 'god sister' of soul, Wada Akiko.
Ms Akiko commented: "I'm a big fan and I got so excited about meeting him I could not sleep last night."
At a news conference to promote the film, Smith said: "It's very terrifying for me as an artist to make a movie with no aliens, no explosions and no special effects."
Smith got married to actress Jada Pinkett Smith in 1997 with whom he has two children.
His other films include Hancock, The Pursuit of Happyness, Men in Black, Wild Wild West and Enemy of State.
Related news stories:
Disney announces further plans for Tokyo Disney in 2015 (17th March 2015)