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'Concussion' Twitter reacts to Will Smith's 'fake' Nigerian accent in movie

What's your take on the Will Smith Nigerian accent drama? From the positive reactions to negative ones, check out some of the hilarious reactions to actor's 'fake' Nigerian accent in new movie.

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The recently released trailer for upcoming film 'Concussion,' which stars Will Smith as Nigerian-born forensic neuropathologist Bennet Omalu is a controversial one on social media. 

The trailer features Smith trying out the Nigerian accent, which has been described as 'fake' by some Nigerians on Twitter.

Will Smith and Bennet Omalu play

Smith plays the role of a Nigerian Doctor in the film.


While some Nigerians are of the opinion that Chinwetel Ejiofor, Segun Arinze or Jim Iyke would have been a better choice, others think Smith is the perfect cast. 

Check out some of the reactions;










Directed and written by Peter Landesman, the upcoming film is based on the 2009 GQ article 'Game Brain' by Jeanne Marie Laskas.

'Concussion' stars Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser and Luke Wilson.

The film is scheduled for a December 25, 2015 opening.

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