August 2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Wanted Will Smith to Take 'Matrix' Role

The actor was approached to  play Neo in the 1999 sci-fi film, but he famously turned it down. Jada was disappointed because  she wanted him to take the role. She knew in her gut that the film  would be "revolutionary." Jada Pinkett Smith, to 'EW' Smith recently said he turned down  the part because he wasn't happy  with the pitch by the film's writers. Will Smith,  via YouTube