PHILADLEPHIA (CW PHILLY) — Could Will Smith be playing former President Barack Obama in a future movie? The actor hinted at it on James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke.”
During the first episode that premiered Aug. 8, Smith and Corden sang some of Smith’s classic songs such as “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” and “Boom! Shake the Room.”READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
During the show, Smith dropped a nice piece of info about a conversation he had with Obama about playing him in a movie about his life. What’s more important is that Obama apparently gave Smith the OK to play him.READ MORE: Brittany Adebumola And Joseph David-Jones Say 'The 4400' Is 'A Beautiful Companion To The Original'
“I talked to Barack about it,” Smith told Corden. “He told me that he felt confident that I had the ears for the role.”MORE NEWS: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
Smith is an exceptional actor when it comes to biopics, most notably playing Muhammad Ali. Smith playing Obama could make for an interesting movie, especially with his set of skills.