Date: 18th August 2005

Thandie Newton to co-star with Will Smith

Thandie Newton has agreed to play Will Smith's estranged wife in a new film.

Will plays Chris Gardner an out-of-work salesman who wins custody of his young son just as he is about to start a new job in The Pursuit of Happyness.

He ends up in a homeless shelter trying to look after his son reports the Hollywood Reporter.

Source: Press Release