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Will Smith

The Pursuit of Happyness

15 Dec, 2006

In the biopic drama directed by Gabriele Muccino, Smith plays Chris Gardner, a poverty stricken salesman who has custody of his son. Living on the streets and eating from soup kitchens, he gets the opportunity to be an intern as a stockbroker, eventually gaining the position with the company and becoming a millionaire. Costars Thandie Newton and Jaden Smith.  Smith on Gardner:

We looked in one another’s eyes. I said, ‘‘I’’m going to learn your story and I’’m going to tell your story.’’