Jaden Smith Told Ellen DeGeneres About His Experience Working With His Dad Will Smith: After Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith‘s movie The Pursuit of Happyness, Jaden attained a lot of fame. And now, everyone is interested to know about Jaden Smith’s life. Luckily, thanks to Red Talk Table, we learn more and more about The Smiths.
In an interview, Will said how they eventually landed on Jaden. He said:
“Jaden was lying in between Jada and me when I was reading the script, and he asked me what the story was about. I told him, and he said, ‘Daddy, I could do that, I could play that boy.’ I said, ‘Oh, really?’ But he was serious.”
Jaden had to give audition for the role; he didn’t get any special privileges and competed with 99 other child actors.
Will added, “They whittled it down to 50, and he made the cut, and after that, he was unshakable. I was in his corner, but I didn’t have his back. He earned the job himself. and that’s the way it’s supposed to be.”
JADEN SMITH TALKING ABOUT HIS DAD
Later Jaden visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show and talked about his experience working with his father. He explained how he got the part in The Pursuit of Happyness.
Jaden said: “They couldn’t find anybody. They were like, ‘Hey, Jaden, wanna do a movie?’ I was like, Sure.”
Ellen enquired about his work life with Will. And he replied, “It was hard. But, yes, it was fun.”
He said that they did have some fun and good moments in between takes.