Connor Cruise Cast As Young Will Smith
First Published: April 22, 2008 2:17 PM EDT Credit: TAO Nightclub Las Vegas
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- When you have superstar parents like Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, the acting bug is bound to bite you — and that’s just what happened to Connor Cruise.
The 13-year-old son of Tom and Nicole will make his big screen debut in the upcoming film “Seven Pounds,” Access Hollywood has learned.
Connor will play a young version of Will Smith’s role in the upcoming drama.
“Tom is so proud of Connor,” a source told People. “He’s proud of him for really doing this on his own.”
Despite his acting heavyweight parents, according to People, the young actor had to audition for the role.
Along with Connor and Will, “Seven Pounds,” which is filming currently, also stars Woody Harrelson and Rosario Dawson.
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