By Susan King Nepotism doesn't always pay off handsomely in the movies. Just look at Will Smith and his 14-year-old son, Jaden Smith. Will's attempt to make his offspring the new fresh prince of the big screen took a leap backward with the disastrous reviews and box office results of their latest collaboration, "After Earth," which under-performed with a $27-million opening weekend, coming in third behind "Fast & Furious 6" and "Now You See Me." Actors or directors working with their children is nothing new in Hollywood. And just as the Smith family found this past weekend, the outcome of these collaborations are decidedly mixed. The following is a nepotism report card.
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