AHH Stray News: Will Smith To Play Egyptian Pharaoh

Hip-Hop star and Hollywood’s top actor Will Smith will now ascend to a high role – god – in the new movie The Last Pharaoh. The drama was tailor made for Smith, who will play the role of Taharqa, a Nubian Egyptian Pharaoh, who battled the Assyrians during his 26-year-reign. According to Variety, the epic film will be written by Randall Wallace, the scribe behind movies such as Braveheart, The Man in the Iron Mask, and Pearl Harbor. Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment will also act as producer of The Last Pharaoh, which will be released via Columbia Pictures.

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