Razzies pick Will and Jaden Smith as worst actors - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Razzies pick Will and Jaden Smith as worst actors

Posted: Updated:

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in "After Earth."
    
Jaden was selected as worst actor for his starring role in the sci-fi flop about a father and son stranded on an untamed earth, while the elder Smith was chosen as worst supporting actor at Saturday's Golden Raspberry Awards, which lampoons Hollywood's awards season on the eve of the Oscars. The duo was also selected as the worst screen combo by online Razzies voters.
    
Razzies organizer John Wilson noted the pair was "stranded on Planet Nepotism."
    
"After Earth," which was directed by M. Night Shyamalan, tied with "Movie 43" for the most prizes with three awards. The raunchy comedy anthology featuring the likes of Halle Berry, Richard Gere, Kate Winslet and Naomi Watts earned Razzies for worst picture, screenplay and director. Apparently, it took a village to craft something so loathed. The Razzies noted that "Movie 43" is credited with 13 directors and 19 screenwriters.
    
Tyler Perry also didn't receive any good tidings from the Razzies . Perry - as feisty alter-ego Madea - was picked as worst actress for "A Madea Christmas," while Kim Kardashian was designated worst supporting actress for her role in the drama "Tyler Perry's Temptation."
    
Despite being the year's biggest box-office bomb, "The Lone Ranger" lassoed just one prize: worst remake, rip-off or sequel.
    
Uncharacteristically, Adam Sandler went home empty handed at this year's Razzies. Sandler's "Grown-Ups 2" originally led the hate-fest with eight nominations, including worst picture and actor for Sandler, but the comedy sequel wasn't awarded a single trophy. Sandler previously made Razzie history in 2011 by winning both the worst actor and actress prizes for his brother-sister cross-dressing comedy "Jack & Jill."
    
The winners of the 34th annual Razzies were announced Saturday night at a conference center a few blocks away from the Dolby Theater, where the 86th annual Academy Awards will be presented Sunday evening.

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Breaking News

    Body of missing BGSU grad found in landfill

    Body of missing BGSU grad found in landfill

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:01:50 GMT
    A young man's body was found in a landfill in Lorain County Tuesday. Sheriff's investigators say the body is that of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont. The BGSU graduate was last seen Friday at a concert at Progressive Field. Investigators say he left one group of friends to meet another and then vanished. An autopsy is set for Wednesday to determine how he died.
    A young man's body was found in a landfill in Lorain County Tuesday. Sheriff's investigators say the body is that of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont. The BGSU graduate was last seen Friday at a concert at Progressive Field. Investigators say he left one group of friends to meet another and then vanished. An autopsy is set for Wednesday to determine how he died.
  • TPD looking for suspects who robbed 2 teenage boys

    TPD looking for suspects who robbed 2 teenage boys

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:13:17 GMT
    Toledo police are looking for the suspects who robbed two teens."As soon as we can get those pictures out for the public to view. We'll have those out. I'm confident we'll be able to catch and i-I the suspects after that's released," said Toledo police Sgt. Joe Heffernan. Toledo police say they were able to pull photo's of several suspects who followed two teenage boys on the University of Toledo trail and robbed them. "They felt that they were being followed by a group of other juveniles so ...
    Toledo police are looking for the suspects who robbed two teens."As soon as we can get those pictures out for the public to view. We'll have those out. I'm confident we'll be able to catch and i-I the suspects after that's released," said Toledo police Sgt. Joe Heffernan. Toledo police say they were able to pull photo's of several suspects who followed two teenage boys on the University of Toledo trail and robbed them. "They felt that they were being followed by a group of other juveniles so ...
  • New BOE, new direction says Husted

    New BOE, new direction says Husted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:05:09 GMT
    Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted (R), made an unusual appearance in Toledo, Tuesday, to give a pep talk to the new Lucas County Board of Elections.
    Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted (R), made an unusual appearance in Toledo, Tuesday, to give a pep talk to the new Lucas County Board of Elections.

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!