While there may be a lot of hubbub over their recent name change, you have to give SyFy points for trying.
Sci Fi Wire has announced that the TV channel will be teaming up with Will Smith on their upcoming project Unfinished Business. Smith will act as an executive producer for the series, which chronicles a cop who can see dead people, who goad him into solving their last requests.
…Okay, so maybe it sounds a little bit familiar. Or a lot. And may result in a lot of fan outrage in ways that the Phantom concept art did. But on the other hand, Will Smith is involved — and he has been known as box office gold, with films like Independence Day and Hancock under his belt. The question remains: if he truly exerts some of his Hollywood influence, can even the Fresh Prince keep this concept alive?