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After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

I thought there was a thread for this. Searched for everything including the original title. Hmph.

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.


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I wonder what the twist at the end will be?
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

That's one piece-of-shit poster.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith?

Fucking ouch. Masochists everywhere are cumming.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Just because Jaden is a Smith doens't mean he needs to be hired to act!
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

From the director of Unbreakable? Have they really worn out Sixth Sense that much?
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Originally Posted by devilshalo View Post
I wonder what the twist at the end will be?
Nova Prime was our planet all along!
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Shyamalan has a good record. Even if he is a little douchey and overconfident. To me, The Last Airbender was his only real failure. I appreciated The Happening because of the risks it took, and how it played out like a simple Twilight Zone story. Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, and Lady in the Water were perfect movies, I thought. The Village was alright. I just couldn't get into The Last Airbender.

I hope this one is fun. But who knows. I'll at least wait for a trailer.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

What's worse is that description makes it sound like this is Jaden Smith's movie.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Will Smith is a heroin addict, drooling in a dark alley, imagining an allegory to his own conflicts.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Originally Posted by devilshalo View Post
I wonder what the twist at the end will be?
Full penetration.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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Will Smith is a heroin addict, drooling in a dark alley, imagining an allegory to his own conflicts.
This is true, but please...let's keep the conversation in this thread about the movie!
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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That's one piece-of-shit poster.
It's fan made... but I doubt there's gonna be anything any better from the studio.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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What's worse is that description makes it sound like this is Jaden Smith's movie.
It is. And no twist.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith?

Fucking ouch. Masochists everywhere are cumming.
I gotta admit, it kinda feels like it might be in the "so bad it's good" territory.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Am I the only one that thought of Titan A.E. when I read the thread title?

Originally Posted by MrSmearkase View Post
That's one piece-of-shit poster.
And they couldn't even get their names right.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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I wonder what the twist at the end will be?
Father and son are the same person!

That, and well, Soylent Green is people.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Nothing about this sounds good.
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Night has pretty much moved away from twists hasn't he? Obviously The Sixth Sense, The Village and Unbreakable had twists. People talk about Signs having a twist, but I didn't think that was a twist at all. Lady in the Water didn't have a twist and neither did The Happening. I never saw the Last Airbender, so I don't know about that one.

Less than half of his movies have had twists.

I actually really like Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Village and Lady in the Water. I thought The Happening was atrocious and Last Airbender didn't interest me so I never saw it. For the most part I'm a fan of Night's movies. I like Will Smith too, so I'm totally on board with this.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
What's worse is that description makes it sound like this is Jaden Smith's movie.
I'm 100% sure that this is a Jaden Smith vehicle. They are giving "Daddy Smith" top billing credit to get people into the theater.


On the first poster it says "Written for the screen by M. Night Shyamalan".
Notice on this one it says "Screenplay by Stephen Gaghan & Gary Whitta".
"Daddy Smith" is also one of the producers on the film.
Caleeb Pinkett, Jada's brother is also a producer.
I guess M. Night is now a director for hire.

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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

I like Will Smith but I wish he'd stop trying to force his fucking kids on us!
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Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
I'm 100% sure that this is a Jaden Smith vehicle. They are giving "Daddy Smith" top billing credit to get people into the theater.


On the first poster it says "Written for the screen by M. Night Shyamalan".
Notice on this one it says "Screenplay by Stephen Gaghan & Gary Whitta".
However, this time around, the script isn’t being handled solely by Shyamalan; in fact, Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli) wrote the original script draft, before Shyamalan did a rewrite. Oscar-winner Stephen Gaghan is the most recent writer to try his hand at the After Earth screenplay and is reportedly going to continue polishing it until production officially begins.
They also have a writer from the show King of Queens on hand for additional dialog.
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Plot twist: turns out they aren't on Earth after all. At the end, an alien appears and welcomes them to "Earf".
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

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Shyamalan has a good record.
No. No, he does not.
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Plot twist: turns out they aren't on Earth after all. At the end, an alien appears and welcomes them to "Earf".

hahahaha
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Re: After Earth (Shyamalan, Will Smith, Jaden Smith 2013) New, Rumors, Cast

Odd combination, considering how Shyalaman has been relegated to lower-grade offerrings, and Smith is generally box office gold.

I liked Shyalaman's earlier efforts. Signs has its detractors (mainly because of the ending) but I've always loved it. I thought his next two were mediocre but not terrible. Then The Happening was one of the worst movies I've ever seen, to the point where it started to come across as entertaining from the wrong direction.



Also, Cypher Raige ????

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