Will Smith is one of the most popular actors of our generation. The list of Hollywood’s most successful and talented actors is incomplete without the Men In Black star. Undeniably, the actor has reached great heights and his contribution to cinema is endless. However, in recent times, the actor has become one of the most hated celebrities after the Oscar slap gate. A number of individuals and known personalities severely criticized the actor for his actions.
As we all know, Smith has been going through a rough patch in his career ever since the Oscar controversy. Many of the known celebrities and his friends and co-stars turned against the actor. Despite apologizing in public for his actions, it seems like there is still a while till he can redeem himself. However, while most of his projects are on-hold or canceled, Aladdin director Guy Ritchie had a few words to say on whether he would cast Smith in a project.
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Aladdin fame Guy Ritchie gives his views on casting Will Smith
Guy Ritchie and Will Smith previously worked together in the 2019 musical fantasy film Aladdin. Recently, the director appeared on the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia, where he only had positive things to say about the Emancipation star. Ritchie revealed that he had never met any man as “lovely” as Smith, describing his experience of working with the actor on Aladdin, as wonderful and great.
As per rumors, Ritchie is likely to return for a sequel of Aladdin. When asked if he would cast Smith as the Genie again, Ritchie spoke, “I wouldn’t have any issue casting Will Smith in anything, because, as I say, he was just the f—— perfect gentleman.” He even called Smith a consummate, generous gentleman.
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In a few days, Smith’s first project in 2022, Emancipation, will be making its way to our screens. Previously, the I am Legend actor expressed his concern about fans boycotting his films owing to his Oscar controversy. The actor even revealed that he definitely lost a couple of winks of sleep.
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