People might not know that Will Smith initially pitched After Earth to the studio, intending for it to blossom right into a movie franchise. Actually this film was imagined to generate a sequel, a live-action TV show, and even theme park. However film did not do well on Box-office and after a harsh and bitter criticism of the movie, these concepts have been thrown out the window.
Will Smith actually considers After Earth a “personal failure,” mainly because he dragged his son along with him in this movie disaster. Jaden Smith ended up winning some dubious awards for his role in this movie, not to forget “Worst Actor,” “Worst Supporting Actor,” and “Worst Screen Combo,” which he shared with his father Will Smith.
Smith additionally confirms in interview with Esquire that the failure led him to take a year-and-a-half break to evaluate the scenario and future projects. While he was mentally processing the criticism and box office failure, he got the news that his father is diagnosed with cancer, which made him understand the value of love and being the “best” is not going to make him a greater person. “Only love is going to fill that hole,” he mentioned. “You can’t win enough, you can’t have enough money, you can’t succeed enough. There is not enough. The only thing that will ever satiate that existential thirst is love.”
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