Will Smith Explains Why Willow Smith Dropped Out Of 'Annie' Remake

From Shadow and Act Wed Feb 6 2013, 19:04:06

In case you missed the announcement last week, Willow Smith, who was to star in the upcoming Annie remake that Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and James Lassiter are producing, with Jay-Z (also one of the film's producers) scoring, is no longer going to star in the film. At the time of that post, the answer to the "why" question wasn't public, although I suggested that it may have been because she's out-grown the part (she was 9 when it was first announced that she'd star in the film; she's 12 now). Skip ahead a few days later, when, addressing the audience at an event called Real Talk with Sister...

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