The sci-fi/adventure ‘After Earth’ synopsis has been released. The movie, starring father/son combination Will Smith and Jaden Smith, is directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The full synopsis reads:
In After Earth, one thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind’s new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige (played by Will Smith) returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai (played by Jaden Smith). When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai’s craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.
Sophie Okonedo and Zoe Kravitz are co-stars in the film, which is based on a warrior’s failure and a young man having to step up to his potential to save his father. Kravitz who played Angel Salvador in “X-Men: First Class” will play Smith’s daughter and Okonedo from ‘Hotel Rwanda’ will play his wife.
Columbia Pictures is slated to release the film June 2013.