Will Smith 'may leave Men In Black 3'
Published Mar 24 2010, 12:43 GMT | By Simon Reynolds Will Smith
could reportedly drop out of Men In Black 3
to star in fantasy adventure The City That Sailed
According to Variety
, Smith has offers on the table for both the Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox projects and has yet to decide which to commit to.Men In Black
director Barry Sonnenfeld is signed up for the series's third outing, while City
is still seeking a helmer to bring Andrew Niccol's (The Truman Show
) script to the screen.
The latter film focuses on a New York-based magician and his estranged daughter who lives in the UK. When the girl discovers a magic room, Manhattan separates and starts to drift across the Atlantic. Smith's I Am Legend
director Francis Lawrence has previously been linked
to the movie.
Smith starred as Agent Jay in the first two Men In Black
outings, which grossed a combined $1bn worldwide.