By: William Yen
Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Internationally renowned American actor Will Smith on Monday hailed Taipei asthe place that fulfilled his lifelong wish to work with Taiwan-born Oscar winning film director Ang Lee.
"Ang Lee has been on my list for most of my adult life (as) someone that I wanted to work with. So Taipei made the dream come true," Smith said at a press conference Monday at a Taipei hotel promoting his new action thriller Gemini Man.
Smith was referring to when he expressed his desire to work with Lee at a press conference in Taipei six years ago, held to promote his 2013 action adventure movie After Earth that he starred in with his son Jaden.
The highly successful "Bad Boys" action star said at that 2013 event that he wanted to work with Lee and asked people to tell the Taiwanese-American director. [FULL STORY]