Sony Plans 'Boy Nobody' Adaptation as Potential Franchise for Jaden Smith

The Collider:
Get ready for Jaden Smith: Action Star. Following a dramatic turn with his dad, Will Smith, in The Pursuit of Happyness and the blockbuster success of The Karate Kid, Jaden Smith is poised to have a franchise of his own. Variety reports that Sony is in early talks to acquire the rights to the teen assassin novel Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff, and they’re planning on developing it as a star vehicle for Jaden. Boy Nobody is the first book in a planned trilogy and centers on a brainwashed teenage assassin who starts to regain his emotions. The book isn’t in stores yet, but it’s planned to hit shelves next spring.

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alycakes1647d ago

Sounds like the books will already to be made into movies as soon as they hit the shelf....looks like they're writing the script along side the books.

aviator1891646d ago

Man, he really does look like a young will smith in that pic.

fastNslowww1646d ago

Kids ego is going to reach MAXIMUM DAMAGE! He isn't bad tho, but isn't great, IMO.

alycakes1645d ago

Yes...he needs to be a little more humble. He's a very fortunate young man but sometimes they don't understand how lucky they are.