Jaden Smith Will Play a Young Kanye West in an Upcoming Showtime Show

Jaden Smith to play the old Kanye.

Kanye West is getting into television space. According to Deadline, Showtime is developing Omniverse, a limited half-hour anthology series from Kanye West, Scooter Braun, and writer Lee Sung Jin.

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The series will star Jaden Smith, who is also an executive producer. Here is the best part: Jaden Smith will be playing a young Kanye West on the show. According to Deadline, season one will examine explore the ego through an alternate reality Kanye West.

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Sounds interesting. And very Kanye.

Source: Deadline


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