While the Smith family usually leaves most of the things behind for the Red Table, Will Smith apparently saved up some juicy stories for himself over the years.
The two-time Oscar nominee announced the release of his new memoir “Will” on Instagram on Saturday and revealed that his first book will hit shelves on November 9th.
“I know this is strange, but this is my book,” the actor shared in a video over the weekend using a Pixar-style Instagram filter as he showed the memoir’s lively cover. “It was an affair of the heart. I’ve been working on it for the past two years and it’s finally finished. “
While fans are likely to be familiar with the actor’s backstory by now, the “brave and inspiring book” will delve deep into his rise from Philadelphia teen to global superstar, charting the ups and downs of his seminal career spanning decades.
Smith first stepped onto the scene in the late 1980s as part of hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince and eventually picked up a couple of Grammy Awards.
After making a name for himself with the iconic sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, Smith took to the big screen and played a number of box office hits including “Bad Boys”, “Men in Black”, “Hitch.” “And” Independence Day “.
“In ‘Will’, one of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time gives a comprehensive account of their lives and traces their learning curve to a place where external success, internal happiness and human connection are in harmony. On the way, ‘Will’ tells the full-length story of one of the most amazing journeys through the world of music and film anyone has ever seen, ”Penguin Press said in a press release.
The 352-page memoir, which Smith wrote in collaboration with author Mark Manson of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck,” was first announced in 2018 by Penguin Random House. The cover was designed by New Orleans-based visual artist Brandan. BMike “Odums.
Described as “the product of a profound journey of self-awareness,” the memoir also examines how Smith learned to “manage his own emotions,” and aims to help readers do the same.
“It is easy to maneuver the material world when you have conquered your own mind. I believe so. Once you get to know the terrain of your own mind, every experience, emotion, circumstance, positive or negative, just propels you forward to more growth and more experience, “Smith said in a statement. “That is true will. Progress despite everything. And to move forward in a way that brings others along instead of leaving them behind. “
“Will” was already at the top of Amazon’s actor and entertainer biographical list on Sunday when Smith took to Instagram to thank his fans for supporting his new company.
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