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April 2005
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Cannon does a film for Will Smith


Nick Cannon will star in "Extra Protection," a buddy action-comedy that Overbrook Entertainment partners James Lassiter and Will Smith are in negotiations to produce for Universal Pictures. Cannon wrote the script and also will executive produce. The story follows a male and female FBI trainees who are assigned to deliver a witness to a crucial hearing. Universal's vice chairman of worldwide production Scott Stuber and executive vp production Donna Langley will oversee the project for the studio. Overbrook, which is based at Sony, has among its credits the recent hit "Hitch." Cannon stars in "The Underclassman," which Miramax is slated to release. He also was one of the film's writers and executive producers. He also stars in this summer's "Roll Bounce" and just completed indie ensembler "Jump Shot." Cannon, who starred in "Drumline," is in production on "Wild'n Out," which he created and will exec produce for MTV. He is repped by Endeavor, manager Michael Goldman and attorney Nina Shaw. 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter


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