Jaden Smith (who is the son of actor Will Smith) is scheduled to play a young Kanye West in an upcoming television show for Showtime. BuzzFeed News confirmed on Wednesday that the show will be titled, “Omniverse”.
The show “Omniverse” has been described as a half hour anthology series “examining the many doors of perception.”
As the details are slowly unfolding, the network announced that the 1st season will delve into “the ego through an alternate reality Kanye West.”
The show, which will be produced by Kanye West, and will find Jaden portraying a young, alternate reality version of Kanye.
Mr. West is not only the producer of the show but so is Jaden Smith, Scooter Braun (who is most notably known for managing pop stars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande). With Lee Sung Jin (who co-executive-produced Amazon’s Undone) reportedly writing the show.
Jaden Smith’s acting credits have been more recently on Netflix, including shows and movies like; “Neo Yokio” and “The Get Down.” He hasn’t laid off of the music as well, as his latest album, SYRE came out in 2017. He also recently released a 3 song EP called ERYS IS COMING.