Jaden Smith is set to play Kanye West in a new Showtime TV Series called ‘Omniverse’. The show is produced by Kanye West and will find Jaden portraying an alternate reality version of Kanye.
“Omniverse” is a limited half-hour anthology series examining the many doors of perception.
Season 1 will explore the Ego through an alternate reality West, whose younger self will be played by Smith.Kanye West, Jaden Smith, Scooter Braun, and writer Lee Sung Jin are reportedly among the show’s executive producers. Read a statement from Lee Sung Jin below:
‘I’m honored and thrilled to be collaborating with everyone involved to present an alternate world through the eyes of a young man somewhere in the multiverse who happens to also be a Kanye West. Omniverse is not set in our world nor about our world’s Kanye West as we aim to add a new spin on alternate realities, consciousness, and push the limits of half hour narrative’
Jaden Smith’s recent acting credits include Netflix’s “Neo Yokio” and “The Get Down.”