Last time we seen actor Will Smith in Rio he was promoting his “Men in Black 3” movie. Friday afternoon Will Smith was spotted relaxing with a friend on the balcony of his hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

There had been a lot of buzz about Willow Smith taking the lead role in Annie, a film project to be produced by her dad, Will Smith.

Until last week, that is, when it was reported that she had dropped out of the show.

During a promotional appearance at Temple University this week, Smith explained what happened.

“In the past 18 months, I have spent a lot of time focusing on the emotional aspect of my life and my family,” he said, reports “In 2010, in one year, our family had the Karate Kid. We had Whip My Hair. We had Hawthorne. And at the end of the year, we did the Nobel Concert when Barack Obama won his Nobel Peace Prize.”