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HipHollywood recently caught up with Will Smith at the premiere of his new film, “Focus” and he shared what he learned to take on the role of a con man. “You know what I learned that was really cool, what the basis of a con is,” said Smith. “The concept of extraction and distraction, that when you distract someone you open yourself up to take stuff.”

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Smith stars alongside Margot Robbie and explained how he got in shape for his latest role.. “Training was hard core,” said Smith. “I’m 46 now, it used to be a couple of months to get in shape, now it had to shift to a lifestyle pretty much everyday.”

“Focus” premieres in theaters nationwide, Friday, February 27th.

Check out HipHollywood’s interview with Will Smith in the video clip above.

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