“Barack Obama” Starring Will Smith

Will Smith has played Muhammad Ali, a man in black keeping the world safe from alien invaders, the last person on Earth and, in his latest release "Hancock," a boozy superhero with image problems.

But is the world's biggest box-office star ready for the biggest role of his career: President Barack Obama

For months now, the president-elect and the box-office king have been joking about a potential movie.

"That would be fantastic," Smith told MTV News of the prospect of playing Barack Obama. "There are so many aspects of that story that people don't know — that people would love to."

Having Michelle Obama as a wife would probably be one of Smith's favorite parts of playing America's first African American President.  His wife Jada Pinkett-Smith says he has a big crush on the soon to be First Lady.

If you are excited about this presidential flick, don't hold your breath... if it does eventually make it to the big screen there will be a wait.  The cause of this delay will be a four-year term or, if Smith has his way, even longer. "We'll release it at the end of eight years," laughed the actor, currently promoting his latest film, "Seven Pounds."

Smith also commented that he'd want to wait until at least six months after Obama was out of office before releasing it, which he felt should have been done with Oliver Stone's W.

Obama stated that the two have discussed a possibility of a film based on the 2008 election.

Back in November, during his MTV/MySpace Presidential Dialogue, Obama was asked who he would like to see play him in a biopic. Obama said Smith would be the right choice, if only because "his ears match mine."

Smith also agreed that his ears make him a shoo-in for the part.  "It's right here," Smith said over the summer, pointing to his prominent ears. "That's the key. America loves ears, you know? Mickey Mouse started it; Goofy and Dumbo followed behind. And America just loves the ears."

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