Will Smith has accepted the lead in the film Pursuit of Happiness.
The drama is based on the true story of the banker, Chris Gradner; a man who overcomes all the odds to become a millionaire, due to his ambition and sacrifice.
Pursuit of Happiness tells how Gardner finds himself at the age of 30 without a job. Forced to live with his son in a train station toilet, in San Francisco, Gardner decides to persue his dream of becoming a city broker. He eventually climbs up the corporate ladder, becoming part owner of investment company Gardner Rich & Co. of Chicago.