Will Smith regrets box office flop after starring Am Matrix, but Keanu Reeves did not think it was that bad. In a 2019 interview with Uproxx, Reeves said he liked Smith’s West.
Will Smith presented ‘The Matrix’ for ‘Wild Wild West’
One of Smith’s biggest regrets was signing Wild Wild West, giving Neo the chance to play inside Am Matrix to deal with Jim West’s role.
In an interview with HBO Sport’s The unbroken shop, Smith was asked if he had had a job that he had not been offered. Smith was clear that no regrets had passed Am Matrix, but you admitted, “Sometimes you do not say when you should say.
He felt that his involvement with the film would have changed dramatically, however, saying, “I would have been spoiled,” since Val Kilmer would have been part of Morpheus.
He said, “I make fun of him Wild Wild West but I’m not so sorry. ”
Hollywood Reporter he revealed, in a 2016 Cannes Lion debate, that Smith admitted he went on to play Neo because he wanted the fame he thought would come Wild Wild West.
“I was so successful that I started tasting global blood and my focus shifted from my art to winning,” he said. “I wanted to win and be the biggest movie star, and what happened was a delay Wild Wild West time – I found myself inspiring something because I wanted to win against encouraging something because I believed in it. ”
Keanu Reeves is a ‘Wild Wild West’ fan
During the Uproxx interview with Reeves, the discussion turned to the video made by Smith that explained why he decided not to do it Am Matrix. Reeves did not see the video, so the interviewer explained, “Basically, he felt like he had made too many sci-fi movies, but then he made fun of him. Wild Wild West instead. ”
Reeves replied, “Hey, no, Wild Wild West it’s good … I’d like it Wild Wild West. ”
When the interviewer said, “I will go so far as to say that I do not think it is as bad as people think it is,” said the actor, “No, I was thinking that it was good, ”says,“ It’s good. The design of the production, Ted Levine was the most amazing… Kevin Kline. It was good. I enjoyed it. ”
Jada Pinkett Smith couldn’t believe Will Smith gave ‘The Matrix’
Jada Pinkett Smith had been interviewed for Trinity’s place in Am Matrix but he did not get the part. The part of Niobe was created for her later in the series, however.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Pinkett Smith said she was surprised that Will didn’t want to play the role of Neo because he told her he didn’t get it.
“I was introduced to him first because they wanted Will Smith to play Neo,” she said of him Am Matrix. “I remember getting the deck for that movie and I’m a comic book fan… freak, right? So I look at this deck and I go, ‘Oh my goodness, this is revolutionary. I am like, Will, you gotta make this movie! ‘”
When he told her, “I don’t freakin ‘get it,’” she replied, “You won’t get it? They’re trying to make an action comic book! ”