Posted: Jun 25, 2013
The sequel to the highly successful 1996 alien-invasion flick scheduled to come out in 2015 will not feature the megastar.
“Will Smith cannot come back because he’s too expensive, but he’d also be too much of a marquee name,” Roland told the New York Daily News.
But maybe this is exactly what Will needs.
The actor recently hinted that he wanted to scale back on making big-budget movies, like his newly released After Earth, and “find more danger in my artistic choices.”