Actor Will Smith has agreed to play the lead in a 20th Century Fox adventure film directed by Shawn Levy entitled, City That Sailed.
Deadline.com broke the news, reporting: “Shawn Levy has been tapped to develop and direct City That Sailed, the 20th Century Fox adventure pic that now officially has Will Smith aboard to star. Audrey Wells is penning the script for the tentpole and Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment will produce.
“The story centers on a father and daughter on the island of Manhattan as it breaks loose and sails across the Atlantic Ocean.”
Smith has been attached to this project since 2010 and agreed to star in this movie after the completion of Men In Black 3.
The actor last starred in Sony’s After Earth and his upcoming projects include Focus and The American Can.