Sunday, September 7, 2008

Will Smith is The Last Pharaoh!

That's right, Will Smith will be playing Taharqa, the pharaoh who battled Assyrian invaders in ancient Egypt. Variety reports that the film will focus his battles with Assyrian leader Esarhaddon starting in 677 B.C. "The Last Pharaoh" is penned by Braveheart writer Randall Wallace who was brought the project by Smith who has wanted to play the Pharaoh for quite some time. Smith says that James Lassiter and Ken Stovitz will produce for Overbrook Entertainment.

What are your thoughts on Will Smith's next endeavor? Would you like to see Smith as the last Pharaoh?