Will Smith reveals he refused to be one of the heroes in ‘Hombres de Negro’ before confirming his role as Agent ‘J’ alongside Tommy Lee Jones, who plays Agent ‘K’ was refused. in an interview for the program hurt heartLed by comedian Kevin Hart, they hinted that it was Steven Spielberg who had to coax them to the success of the science fiction saga that premiered in all movie theaters in 1997.
In the interview, Will Smith revealed that Spielberg sent a helicopter to take him to a special meeting at his home, where they met and the filmmaker asked him to appear in a feature film called ‘Men in Black’ , Which turned out to be great after all. Success..
The Oscar winner assured that he did not want to make another supernatural film after his success with ‘Independence Day’ and his agent, James Lassiter had to intervene to get him to star in the film.
“I only had one eye. I didn’t want to do ‘In Search of Happiness’. I didn’t want to do ‘Ali’. Y James chose ‘Hombres de Negro’. I understood a little bit of ‘hombres de negro’ but I didn’t want to do that. It was the next year of ‘Dia de la Independencia’. That’s why I didn’t want to make two Aliens movies in a row”, revealed ‘El Principe del Rap’.
Similarly, Will Smith knew he was missing that opportunity by refusing to be Agent J, but he was a well-known filmmaker who voiced his support and stated his conviction in taking the role.
“Steven Spielberg sent a helicopter over to talk to him. Studied in New York. I dropped at your house. It was the first time I drank lemonade with carbonated water. No puedes d’ésir que no esso (…) He took me flying and said to me: ‘Tell me why you don’t want to make my film (…) If I continued, I would say: ‘You know That’s what Tiburon does, is it true? Subs Que Has ET”, mentions Will Smith, who starred in the three films of the saga in 1997, 2002 and 2012.
What is the movie ‘Hombres de Negro’ about?
‘Hombres de Negro’ tells the story of a secret organization that monitors alien activities on Earth. The ‘Men in Black’ are special agents who work in tandem with the government to protect the citizens of New York from extraterrestrials seeking to destroy humanity.
The film is an adaptation of Lowell Cunningham’s story of the same name. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and produced by Steven Spielberg, the film won a gold statuette as ‘Best Make-up’ at the 1997 Oscar Awards. In addition, it was nominated for ‘Best Soundtrack’ and ‘Best Art Direction’.
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