Why I Turned Down The Matrix | STORYTIME

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    It’s been gossiped about in Hollywood for years, but this is the true story behind why Will Smith turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix.
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RonniStyles
RonniStyles

What ever happened to Jazzy Jeff?

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n x1
n x1

iam legend ? was that fake casting

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n x1
n x1

NO

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NaturalVrouw
NaturalVrouw

I liked Wild Wild West. I can still remember watching you perform the song on the VMA's!

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Joni Beta
Joni Beta

I agree with you. The movie would not have been the same. So thank you!!!

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Kelvin Mathew
Kelvin Mathew

Will Smith: I did y'all a favour not taking Matrix Conscience: yeah, keep saying yourself that.

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Zul O Curran
Zul O Curran

Will Smith is too good for a stupid movie like Matrix

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RADD's RANDOM GAMING
RADD's RANDOM GAMING

I think Will Smith would have been good in the matrix, the only way to of known would be if he actually did it.

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Paris Gia
Paris Gia

The wild wild west is one of my fav childhood movies!💯

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David Hauck
David Hauck

Plot twist. We’re all in the matrix.

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Andy Doufreisn
Andy Doufreisn

This video is racist...I’m just not sure how

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Stop cutting herself NOW

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Tell her I'm a damn shame

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Lil Jada

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Peace y'all just don't

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Chrome rims and tint icon 2 🐒 switch I'm pretty lol may weather

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

All white DEMON challenger

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

LOL Nana Django

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Occie Holloway
Occie Holloway

Hell no switch

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John-Peter Kivedo
John-Peter Kivedo

And we all thank you for not taking it.

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justice is served
justice is served

10 ten anime sacrifices

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DAT BECKY
DAT BECKY

Love ya

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weepingod
weepingod

i am so glad you did cause it would be so cringey with you in it and you are just that kinda guy

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ProfZockTV
ProfZockTV

Keanu fits Neo more

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Felipe Gonzalez
Felipe Gonzalez

when i was kid i like wild wild west . blowmind, because its just fantansi

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Just Gamer
Just Gamer

Зашло збс четко

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sayan neogy
sayan neogy

Well... Matrix has its separate fanbase for Keanu Reeves!!!

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Jiyal Zooqan
Jiyal Zooqan

Iam your biggest fan in the world

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rob dob
rob dob

no, u arent

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Saul Shlosberg Dutton
Saul Shlosberg Dutton

DIS TUMB NAIL LOOK LIKE IT CAME OUT OF 2003

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kc 3182x
kc 3182x

Will Smith would be awesome for the Animatrix wars!! On the birth of A.I. and how everything started!

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Down-Time Gaming
Down-Time Gaming

So do we get an agent "J" cameo in MIB International? :v

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Gavinda jya jya
Gavinda jya jya

*THERE IS A GOD*

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dornravlin
dornravlin

even at 50 will smith look like hes in his 20s how black really doesnt crack

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Genuine Entertainment
Genuine Entertainment

Will as much as I love you as an actor. Keanu was suited for the roll. Much gratitude.

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Nelson Beltrán
Nelson Beltrán

I love it

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April Fools
April Fools

The pitch was so horrible because the W brothers didn't actually create the matrix. The architect created the matrix he only ran their programming so they can make the movie. Funfact: The original idea of will smith would insist that Jesus is black

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Bulg Beats
Bulg Beats

The Illustration is so dope for this 🙌🏼 big up Westbrook Studios 👊🏼 hopefully we can work in the near future

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Khenede H
Khenede H

Omg I love you will.

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Mario Luzardo
Mario Luzardo

I’m sure if Lawrence fishburne came to will in full matrix gear and played out the red or blue pill scene to will he would of taken the job in a heartbeat lol

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Badtwinone
Badtwinone

To be honest, I LOVE Wild Wild West, is one of my favorite movies and The Matrix is a little bit boring (to me, of course) despite Keanu did a great job being Neo.

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Amazon Queen
Amazon Queen

i dont think wild wild west was that bad compared to had he done matrix...thank you for not doing the matrix

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Amazon Queen
Amazon Queen

i dont think wild wild west was that bad compared to had he done matrix...thank you for not doing the matrix

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DENIRAN ENTERTAINMENT
DENIRAN ENTERTAINMENT

If Will Smith would have played the role of Neo, the Matrix would still have been a great movie. When an actor plays a role well it is hard to imagine another playing the role.

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OneGun Son
OneGun Son

Should have turned down selling your soul and being a pedophile

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Quallentina Knievel
Quallentina Knievel

I want to see matrix with will with new

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Christopher Harte
Christopher Harte

Lmao 😂 what’s funny is after hearing his explanation on how they pitched the movie to him, I don’t blame him for not doing the Matrix 😂

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GS S
GS S

ya point taken.. you would ve truly messed the matrix up. Val Kilmer would've been Morpheus, Lawrence FB would've been Agent Smith.. good save the real Mr.Smith !

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Hello Araria
Hello Araria

Hello smith Sir 🙏🎁🎂

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Human Being of Planet Earth
Human Being of Planet Earth

i remember getting sun glasses at burger king for that movie

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RTP
RTP

React to the bel air trailer

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Kid Psykie
Kid Psykie

WHAT...….. I Love WId Wld WESSSST

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Akuma Sin
Akuma Sin

i know will smith an idot why

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Candy Love
Candy Love

Great video!

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dabeargaming06
dabeargaming06

dude you turned down this but accepted rewind 2018 and the matrix

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Celso Toledo
Celso Toledo

You are F@&$ing the BEST kkkkkk lol I’ve cried here too much 😂

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brinquedo com Pietro
brinquedo com Pietro

Deveria ter legenda português sou seu fã will

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austin busbee
austin busbee

You better not ruin Alladin. Robin William's will haunt you

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FireKnighty
FireKnighty

Oh that's hot that's hot

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Blue Devil Records
Blue Devil Records

only the will of a heart borne of metal the blackest of the Smiths - could choose right on a fifty fifty swing is not anomic at all, purely static

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Chuck Guidetti
Chuck Guidetti

He decided to take the blue pill and woke up in the Wild Wild West

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Pablo Meow
Pablo Meow

hi brother will, you workout?

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Boomerpop
Boomerpop

If you think about it we would of never got John wick as good as he is now and we would never got the most iconic Wild West song

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Express youself
Express youself

😂😂🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Kiaburrell27
Kiaburrell27

But Will be honest you must have felt sick when you saw that film blown up lol. I still believe you would have been great. But still you done some other films I loved like the Pursuit of happiness. Which is one of my great amount great movies. So you still up there. Love ya and your fam. Axx

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Kiaburrell27
Kiaburrell27

Keanu was fantastic though.

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Kiaburrell27
Kiaburrell27

Nah Will you can’t explain this away lol. You would have been BRILLIANT.

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Randall K Richardson
Randall K Richardson

Yeah 😘

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Paul Davis
Paul Davis

Keanu Reeves was perfect as Neo in The Matrix. I am glad Will Smith turned it down. lol

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Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson

No Will, Conclusion Is Which Paid More? Wild Wild West Paid That "Check" Right?

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Alex Morales
Alex Morales

Glad it wasn't you, you too much of a clown for a role like that

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Kundalini Flower
Kundalini Flower

That’s crazy!! But you right, everything happens just the way it’s supposed to 😉

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pony player
pony player

It was his decision jeez!

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The Mean Frickeroni
The Mean Frickeroni

This Will Smith guy is great, he should be in a movie or something

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Shane Annigans
Shane Annigans

I'm so glad he turned it down. Smith wouldn't be able to help but be his typical goofy self and ruin the immersion.

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Kaiboy
Kaiboy

I’m glad Keanu Reeves played Neo cause he is way more talented than you. And besides if you played Neo the matrix would have been a flop

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Flora yusuf
Flora yusuf

hahaha...😎

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William Perry
William Perry

Cause youre an idiot will lol you should have seen the power of the stop jump

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Nobetterman
Nobetterman

Let's be real here. If Smith did do The Matrix, then we wouldn't have had the beauty that is the Wild Wild West song. ... And, realistically, we would have got some god awful Matrix rap that Smith was known for with most of his 90s movies

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chillinebony
chillinebony

I dunno, a will smith-val kilmer mashup woulda been killer

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Summer S.
Summer S.

I ☝🏾LOVE ☝🏾 Wild Wild West. ☝🏾 The movie and the song. ☝🏾 Great choice.

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DJ Stewart
DJ Stewart

I think it would have actually been dope to see a brotha as Neo

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blaze thompson
blaze thompson

I love the matrix one the BEST movies whilst I was growing up! If the producers went and made you a star in this movie I WOULD NOT be watching it as your the worst actor you think your funny and your just a general clown.👎 So glad you decided to say no! Bring on the next matrix without you !😎

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Sheriff Paul
Sheriff Paul

Nothing again Keanu, but the best case scenario you as Neo and Keep Lawrence.

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Mr Pickles
Mr Pickles

In alternate reality Keanu is the Fresh Prince and Will starred in Will and Ted Excellent Adventures

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Joaquim Rietveld
Joaquim Rietveld

you turned down Neo, but said yes to youtube rewind

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Marcus Vinicius
Marcus Vinicius

Algum brasileiro ?

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the wolf studio
the wolf studio

New matrix movie but with will smith... that'd be groovy. lol

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Omowàle Zaquir
Omowàle Zaquir

Don’t turn down the opportunity to executive produce this... https://youtu.be/WAfJpyBgcgA

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ToriTreble
ToriTreble

The brothers who made the matrix are ladies now! They're ladies! Both of 'em! What're the chances?! WHAT'RE THE CHANCES?!

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Davi Mello de oliveira
Davi Mello de oliveira

sou se fa queria saberporque nao saiu mais os filmes homens de preto

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Alexander Yassin
Alexander Yassin

I would have hated the matrix.

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Jaclyn Ortiz
Jaclyn Ortiz

Wild Wild West is the only Will Smith film I’ve never seen. Lol.

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Eras Alams
Eras Alams

2:05 that's what they call "visioneeerry" meen 😼

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Rémi Jacquot
Rémi Jacquot

Why is everyone hating wild wild West ? Havent seen it in some time but I always loved it

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D'psalmist Funny Video Comedy House
D'psalmist Funny Video Comedy House

I Love this! I gat some Hilarious Videos u Must Love to Watch😜😜

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sly fly
sly fly

no offence but the movie woulda sucked if you played neo, you could of passed for maybe dozer or the oracle

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Txoov Siv Yis Puav Dai Taw Hais Qhov Tseeb
Txoov Siv Yis Puav Dai Taw Hais Qhov Tseeb

If you did the matrix than ww west, you probably mess up two movies. I’m glad you only mess up ww west. Lol

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ThatguyNice
ThatguyNice

I feel the same way about Jar Jar Binx. Who said, "Meesa gonna ruin two good movies?"

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Jack Rusio
Jack Rusio

If Will was meant to be Neo... would Agent Smith be called Agent Anderson?

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Happy Clam
Happy Clam

haha no. He's still be Agent Smith.

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enima
enima

Um I loved Wild Wild West. Great movie 😀

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tikapaprika
tikapaprika

It doesn’t make sense how people are commenting on Aladdin as if they saw the movie already. I wouldn’t pre-judge it. I’m excited to see it and I hope it turns out to be a great/enjoyable movie.

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