Rapper-slash-actor, Jaden Smith, is known notably for his on-screen role with his father, Will Smith, in The Pursuit of Happiness and Karate Kid, but now he’s returning to the screen on a semi-smaller scale.
The young Smith will reportedly star in the upcoming HBO comedy series Brothers In Atlanta, written by former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, creator of Saturday Night Live. The series will focus on two struggling entertainers (Langston and Moose) trying to navigate life and relationships in the black Mecca of Atlanta.
Riddle will play Langston, an Atlanta DJ, and Salahuddin will play Moose, a new Atlanta backup singer. Both of their careers are taking longer than expected to take off due to their own downfalls. Jaden is set to play a teenager named Curtis with “unpredictable interests and a mysterious income.”
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