Sony tries to kill Will Smith Scientology Story

Posted: March 19, 2008 in Breaking, Media

Sony tries to kill Will Smith Scientology Story

Defamer has learned that executives at Sony tried to have an MSNBC story outing Will Smith as a closeted Scientologist killed. With the Smith tentpole Hancock slated for a July release, execs are clearly worried their big summer blockbuster will turn into another Mission:Impossible 3 conundrum, when Tom Cruise’s anything-but-glib antics spurred petitions against the film and damaged the film’s B.O. on both the domestic and international fronts.

UPDATE, Thursday, March 20 

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  1. […] Kyle Orland wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptDefamer has learned that executives at Sony tried to have an MSNBC story outing Will Smith as a closeted Scientologist killed. With the Smith tentpole Hancock slated for a July release, execs are clearly worried their big summer … […]

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