(ANI): Will Smith's son Jayden Smith has landed a role opposite
Keanu Reeves in The Day the Earth Stood Still. Jaden will play the
rebellious Jacob, the 8-year-old stepson of a scientist Helen
Benson, played by Jennifer Connelly, who first makes contact with
the humanoid alien Klaatu, played by Reeves, reports Moviehole.
The cast also includes Kathy Bates and Golden Globe winner Jon
Hamm. Jaden co-starred in 2006 with his father in The Pursuit of
Happyness, for which he won the award for the Best Breakthrough
Performance at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. The little boy was also
honoured at the Teen Choice Awards. Last year in December, Will
confirmed that his son would revive the Karate Kid franchise.