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Jay-Z & Will Smith Partner For “Annie” Remake Starring Willow Smith

27 Jan

It’s official. First, big brother, Jaden Smith, got his opportunity to star in a big movie remake “Karate Kid.” And now it’s kid sister, Willow Smith’s, turn. The 11-year-old officially signed on to star in the remake of the musical “Annie.”

Overbrook Entertainment partners Will & Jada Pinkett Smith recently partnered with Jay-z to develop major motion picture films and one of the current projects will be the re-make of “Annie” starring Willow. According to a press release from Roc Nation, the partnership began over dinner with Jada, Will, and Jay-z, where they decided to co-invest in the successful product line Carol’s Daughter. They continued this partnership as co-producers of the successful Broadway production Fela!, which earned a total of eleven Tony Award nominations last year. Continue reading

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