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Willow Smith Films Her Acting Debut

Willow Smith Films Her Acting Debut

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith‘s 6-year-old daughter, Willow, films scenes for her debut film on Monday on the Toronto set of the new American Girl movie, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mystery.

Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) will play the title character in the Depression-era flick. Other stars include: Julia Ormond, Chris O’Donnell, Joan Cusack, Wallace Shawn, Stanley Tucci, Jane Krakowski and Glenne Headly.

Via The Hollywood Reporter: “Kit Kittredge, the first theatrical adaptation of the popular American Girl line of dolls, tells the story of Kit Kittredge (Breslin), a clever, resourceful 10-year-old growing up in Cincinnati during the Great Depression who helps her mother (Ormond) run a boardinghouse when her father (O’Donnell) loses his job. Cusack will play a nurse who moves into the Kittredges’ boardinghouse. Thieriot will play a boy accused of committing robberies, while Shawn will play the editor in chief of the Cincinnati Reporter Register.”

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mystery is set for a nationwide July 2, 2008 release.

Willow‘s big brother Jaden, who turns 9 next month, has also dipped his foot in acting. The little guy picked up the 2007 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for the 2006 hit The Pursuit of Happyness. Jaden did not attend the Los Angeles award ceremony. Since the whole family is in Toronto, he taped an acceptance speech with his parents, which they showed after his win.

Last picture below: Will and wife Jada (not pictured) grab a bite to eat at Avenue Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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66 Responses to “Willow Smith Films Her Acting Debut”

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  1. 1
    News Says:

    Willow? What kinda of F@#Ked name is that. She looks like a boy.

  2. 2
    Kate Says:

    willows a beautiful name i can’t belive you haven’t heard it yet! AND shes just a kid you FREAK! and will smith is such a hottie!!!

  3. 3
    Didi Says:

    willow? which dipsh*t came up with that name?

  4. 4
    Sophie Says:

    I don’t think Willow is such a bad name. I think they are a nice family.

  5. 5
    pfftt!! Says:

    oh shut the **** up 1 and 3. their daughter’s name’s willow so what? i bet ur daughter’s name is c u n t and u think is prettier. fu.

  6. 6
    Mmmmm Says:

    I think they are a real HW family, Jada is the rock to that family and has a very wonderful outlook on life and family.

  7. 7
    Scooby Doo Says:

    Very sweet!

  8. 8
    marie Says:

    i believe willow is the name of will’s mother or jada,s mother not sure which so either way it’s a name that they wanted to pass down to their daughter. Can’t wait to hear the stupid ass names you come up with for your kids…

  9. 9
    Stephani Says:

    This is not her debut film. She is in I Am Legend with Will which is coming out in December.

  10. 10
    [Famous Fug Face] Says:

    news, you must of never seen of before these pictures because she’s a gorgeous little girl.

    They’re a great family, its good the kids getting into the business early.

    I bet these kids wont grow up to be fcuked in the head like ‘other’ celeb are now.

  11. 11
    black Says:

    My……..what pushy parents they are.

    Already pushing their children in the center of attention.

  12. 12
    homa Says:

    http://www.thehollywoodgossip.com/2007/06/plaid-photo-finish-lauren-conrad-vs-jamie-lynn-spears/#comment-37884

  13. 13
    Mmmmm is DELUSIONAL Says:

    6 Mmmmm | 06/19/2007 at 9:11 am
    I think they are a real HW family, Jada is the rock to that family and has a very wonderful outlook on life and family.
    &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

    Yeah some family, they have an “open” relathionship, Will sleeps around, they’re friends with Scientologist Tom Cruise & they’re working their kids like slaves.

  14. 14
    julia weinstein Says:

    i love her name and she is a cutie.

  15. 15
    Bliss Says:

    Will said he named his son Jaden to showcase his wife, Jada’s strength and beauty in his son. (He said it on Oprah ages ago, and it sounded a lot better).

    It was probably the same for Willow, just this time, they used his name.

    They seem like a very nice, grounded family.

  16. 16
    Milli Says:

    Wow, the girl got some long legs. She looks so much like Will Smith. I love me some Will Smith, he is sexy.

  17. 17
    Mmmmm Says:

    13 Mmmmm is DELUSIONAL

    WOW, must be part of the inner circle to know the things you do. Very racial comment btw.

    FYI, just b/c one is friends with someone does not mean they share their views on religion you narrow minded freak.

  18. 18
    Dumdums Says:

    Willow doesn’t seem to be too happy with her ‘not the most beautiful star’ costume. Where is the ball gown, glass slippers, wand, fancy jewelry and lovely tiara she always wanted.. hee hee?

  19. 19
    [Famous Fug Face] Says:

    18 – moron.

  20. 20
    sassysexychick Says:

    willow is a strong and yet soft name…it has a nature touch too it very pretty!

  21. 21
    Willow Says:

    Yes my name is Willow after my dad William-i
    love it.

    d!ick head Didi-you ignorant b!itch, your dad should have put you in the toilet, and flushed.

  22. 22
    Indie Says:

    She does look like a boy. :| I like Will Smith though.

  23. 23
    Yari Says:

    POOR DAKOTA,
    U MAY CONSIDER HER
    ALREADY AS A HAS-BEEN!!!!

  24. 24
    cutie pie Says:

    good move out the way with your harry potters and your dakotas its time for another kid star especially a black one. stop hating with your stupid name comments whats any stupdier that apple

  25. 25
    duh! Says:

    Willow is from his name William – they wanted to have his name in a girls name so they came up with Willow – Will get it?

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