Since The Karate Kid remake, Sony has been fully committed to being in the Jaden Smith business. Doesn’t hurt that he’s the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, or that his father is interested in making movies with his son. (Such as M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth, pictured above, which is shooting now.) Sony is now poised to acquire the novel Boy Nobody as a starring vehicle for the young actor.

The book, by Allen Zadoff, tells the story of “a brainwashed teenage assassin who starts to regain his emotions.” Hopefully it’s a little less like Abduction and a little more like a tween Bourne. Read More »