Nicki Minaj has declared that she would one day love to share the screen with Will Smith and work with director Tim Burton. The Super Bass rapper told Entertainment Weekly that she had gone to school to be an actress and that acting was actually her long-term goal. She continued:
“I want to work with Will Smith, because he’s a very successful rapper turned actor and therefore a role model…And Tim Burton because I love his crazy imagination. He comes up with these characters that are just so fascinating and the costumes and just creates these whole worlds.”
Now we know where all of those Nicki Minaj accents and characters come from!
Will Smith has begun shooting the third installment of the successful franchise, “Men In Black”. The actor was papped hard at work in New York City earlier this week donning the famous black suit and tie ensemble.
“The production of “Men In Black III” has had several delays due to issues with budget and scripts.
Just one day away from the year’s biggest night in music, the stars gathered together at Soho House in West Hollywood, California earlier today for a very special Pre-Grammy party thrown by Gucci & Roc Nation.
Beyonce, Rihanna, Jay Z, Will Smith, Ne-Yo, Solange, Ellen Pompeo, Ryan Phillippe, J.Cole, Florence Welch, Lyor Cohen, Kings Of Leon, Adrienne Bailon, Mario, Cassie, Lauren London and more were in attendance at the A-List party.
A new Justin Bieber track has hit the net. ‘Dr Bieber’ sees the teen sensation rapping about ‘Bieber Fever’ spreading rapidly around the world.
In other Justin Bieber news the singer has revealed that Will Smith is helping him find his next film project and sees the actor as his mentor.
He told Access Hollywood:
“He’s definitely looking at different scripts for me and trying to develop stuff… I would definitely love to get more into acting and explore that area. I just want to be an all around entertainer and… be the ultimate entertainer, whether that’s singing, acting, dancing or performing.”
Justin’s tour documentary ‘Never Say Never’ hits the cinemas next week!
Warner Bros is currently remaking ‘A Star is Born’ and has reportedly signed Clint Eastwood to direct from a script by Will Fetters (Remember Me). At this point, Beyonce is attached to star in the movie and the plan is to begin shooting in the fall. Will Smith is being considered for the male lead.
Beyonce, Will Smith & Clint Eastwood… now that’s a collaboration we’d like to see!
Willow Smith is keeping the collaborators for her debut album close to home – she’s working with her father’s former hip-hop partner DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Her family’s entertainment business comes full circle by teaming up with the DJ/producer – 25 years after he launched DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with Will.
Rapper Skillz has been recruited to write lyrics to Jeff’s beats and he reveals he has his own history with Smith Sr. He tells BET.com,
“Me and Jazzy Jeff are… working on some stuff for Willow Smith’s album. I worked with her dad on a few projects before so you know I have a relationship with him.It was just a natural progression, like, they’re doing music so, you know, that door’s always open. I’d be crazy not to try to walk through it, so we’re working on some stuff.”
Will Smith just grabbed up two of Hollywood’s hot-listers to star in the forthcoming ‘Men In Black 3′
Nicole Scherzinger and Betty White have signed on to appear in the upcoming Will Smith flick. Scherzinger confirmed this earlier this week and went on to say that shooting will begin as early as December!
While Scherzinger doesn’t know much about White’s role, she does spill a little on hers, stating:
“My name is Lilly. She’s like a small villain role. I’m so excited because I get to die. I make an appearance. I say a couple of lines and then I die.”
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