News

CS Video: Will and Jaden Smith on After Earth

Source:   Silas Lesnick
May 25, 2013


In the New Mexican desert, not far from the town of Truth or Consequences, Virgin Galactic is building the future. Last week, ComingSoon.net had the privilege of helicoptering in to Spaceport America, the world's first spaceport built specifically for commercial travel, to speak with Will and Jaden Smith about their new science fiction adventure After Earth.

Set in a universe where Earth itself has effectively "evicted" humanity with catastrophic climate change, After Earth picks up 1,000 years into humanity's future. There, the elder Smith plays Kitai Raige, a legendary member of a Ranger Corps dedicated to intergalactic peace. Said to be able to overcome fear itself, Cypher is father to Jaden's Kitai Raige, a young man desperate to live up to his father's legacy. When an accident forces their ship to crash land on Earth, both father and son find themselves the only survivors and, with his father injured, it's up to Kitai to brave massive jungles, environments that can freeze over without a moment's notice and wildlife that evolution has turned into perfect killing machines.

Check out the interviews in the player below wherein they both discuss the world-building of their new adventure, working together as a family unit and the positive message they're hoping to communicate to audiences about humanity's future.

After Earth hits theaters May 31. Check back later this week, too, for more details about our Spaceport visit!


| 0 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Exclusive Trailer for The Taking of Deborah Logan
Deadpool to Aim for a PG-13 Rating?
The Trailer for John Woo's The Crossing
Vin Diesel Reveals More Photos from The Last Witch Hunter Set
Brief New Teaser for AMC's Better Call Saul
Up is Down on the New Poster for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2 Script Done, Wirkola Offers Update
First Concept Art from The Maze Runner Sequel, The Scorch Trials
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wants the Lead in Oliver Stone's The Snowden Files
Box Office Results: The Maze Runner Jogs Past the Competition at the Box Office
Roberto Orci Drops Out of Power Rangers Reboot
Matt Damon May Star in Legendary Pictures' The Great Wall
The New Red Band Trailer for The Interview, Starring James Franco and Seth Rogen!
Screen Gems Takes on Mike Scannell's Scarecrow
The Star Wars News Roundup - 9.19.14
Justified's Final Season Adds Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
Amber Heard the Latest to Join Magic Mike XXL
Mattel to Bring Ever After High to the Big Screen

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners