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Will Smith shares title, cover of his first book, 'WILL'

On Saturday, the superstar announced the title and shared the cover for his upcoming autobiography, WILL.

In an Instagram post, Smith announced that the November 9 title will be published by Penguin Press, showing off its cover featuring an artistic take on Will’s recognisable face.

“It’s been a labour of love,” Smith said in his video announcement. “I’ve been working on it for the past two years and it is finally ready.”

Will Smith's slavery film Emancipation pulls out of Georgia over voting laws

In a statement issued to Deadline by Smith and director Antoine Fuqua, the pair said they felt "compelled" to act.

"We cannot in good conscience provide economic support to a government that enacts regressive voting laws that are designed to restrict voter access."

Some feel the new law will restrict voting by disadvantaged groups.

Will more film companies pull out?

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to be rebooted as gritty drama

Now The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - played by Will Smith in the beloved 90s sitcom - is coming back in a reboot.

But this time the story of the streetwise teen who moves in with his upper-class uncle and aunt will not be a comedy, according to US reports.

The new version will be based on a viral YouTube trailer that reimagined the series as a hard-hitting drama.

Smith is working on the series with Morgan Cooper, who created the alternative trailer last year.

Jada Pinkett Smith tells Will Smith of her 'relationship'

Speaking to Smith on her Facebook show Red Table Talk, the actress said that the relationship happened while the pair were separated.

"We were over," she says. "From there, as time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August."

Mr Smith then presses her, saying "an entanglement? A relationship."

"I was in a lot of pain and I was very broken," she countered.

The pair have been married since 1997, have two children together, and said they are currently back together after a split.

Will Smith says Bad Boys 3 is 'official'

The Fresh Prince actor, who played Detective Mike Lowrey, announced the news in an enthusiastic video on Instagram, to his 24.4 million followers.

"It's official, Bad Boys 3 is happening, it's official," he shouted.

"We're making it happen," his co-star Lawrence added.

In under 24 hours, the video announcement has racked up more than six million views and nearly 96,000 comments, from fans saying how "hyped" they are for the upcoming film.

     

Will Smith's World Cup song Live It Up released for Russia 2018

Live It Up has been produced by Diplo and features Nicky Jam, Will Smith, and Kosovar Albanian singer Era Istrefi.

The Fresh Prince alluded to the track earlier in the week with a post on Instagram. He follows in the footsteps of Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, who've been involved in the previous two World Cup songs.

The first match takes place on 14 June.

Will Smith, who's put out a number of platinum and gold-selling albums, released a video showing the making of the song on his popular YouTube channel.

Jazzy Jeff: My job is to stop Will Smith from 'burning out'

"We were known for having the best shows. As for energy, remember Will's the guy who played Muhammad Ali.

"If anything I have to contain his energy so he doesn't burn out in the first three songs and that's going to be hard."

The duo are reuniting for Livewire Festival in Blackpool for what will be their only UK appearance of the year.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith, or the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, met in the 1980s and won a Grammy for their single Parents Just Don't Understand.

Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff to play rare UK date in Blackpool

The gig in August will be the only chance fans get to see the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and his hip-hop partner perform in the UK this year.

A spokesperson for the Livewire Festival said: "We can't wait to bring them to Blackpool! It's the best location in the UK for entertainment."

Sinitta, The Jacksons and Jason Donovan are also performing.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith, a.k.a the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, met in the 1980s and won a Grammy for their single Parents Just Don't Understand.

'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' cast poses for photo, stoking fans' reunion hopes

Tatyana M. Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons, Will Smith, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Joseph Marcell appear in a picture that was posted Monday night to Ribeiro's Instagram account.

The brief reunion of the surviving cast is just the latest morsel to stoke fans' hopes that there will be some type of follow-up to the hit 1990s sitcom.

"Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family," Ribeiro wrote in the photo caption. "Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete."

Will Smith's boys' night out with his sons ends in tears

"I'm so good it's almost sad," Smith joked at the Collateral Beauty premiere, hosted at the Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City's Lincoln Center. "Right on the edge! Right on the edge!"

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