Will Smith is a man of many talents. From his comedic chops to dramatic energy, he truly is one of the most flexible actors of his generation. Being on the scene since the late '80s has its perks, in that he has a massive catalog of work to comb through for tiny details that not only enhance the performances he gives but make the projects he's part of that much richer. This is a collection of missable details from Will Smith's work in movies and television.
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It's Always Fun To Snag A Cameo From The Person You're PortrayingPhoto: The Pursuit of Happyness / Sony Pictures Releasing
From Redditor u/Smeaglle8:
In The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Will Smith walked past the real Chris Gardner, the man he played and the movie was based on.707Fresh detail?
Whenever Improv Makes It Into the Final Cut, It's Usually GoldPhoto: Independence Day / 20th Century Fox
From Redditor u/dartmaster666:
In Independence Day (1996) they filmed Will Smith dragging the alien across the salt flats of Utah. Will Smith improvised the "And what the hell is that smell?" Nobody warned him of the horrible smell that sometimes comes of the Great Salt Lake due to billions of dead brine shrimp each year.617Fresh detail?
A Bittersweet GoodbyePhoto: u/toksic316 / Reddit420Fresh detail?
Will Smith Is A Man Of Many TalentsPhoto: Men In Black II / Sony Pictures Releasing
Redditor u/Ctrl--Alt noticed this amazing throwback detail in Men In Black II:
In Men in Black II, Will Smith (Agent J) communicates with an alien US Post Office worker by reprising an old beat-boxing routine from The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.
The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air : "Sorry Ashley"
Men in Black II : Post Office Aliens487Fresh detail?