The Oscar nominated director revealed that the two stars almost starred in the sci-fi drama. Cuaron also gave the LMU School of Film and Television students a revealing account of how he and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki got kicked out of film school.
A crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Smith) stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape. Father and son must learn to work together and trust one another if they want any chance of returning home.
After a hard flop in North America, Will and Jaden Smith’s father-son sci-fi adventure won the weekend in China despite competition from Jay Chou’s "The Rooftop" and Johnnie To’s "Blind Detective." READ MORE
UPDATED: Neither film was a match for Universal's "Fast and Furious 6," which remained No. 1 in its second weekend with $34.5 million for a souped-up worldwide total of $480.6 million; "The Hangover Part III" scores big overseas. READ MORE
UPDATED: Summit's magician heist pic earned $1.5 million as it launched at 7 p.m. Thursday; "After Earth," opening at 9 p.m., takes in a soft $1 million and may have trouble crossing $25 million for the weekend in a major blow for the actor. READ MORE