Wednesday, July 08, 2009


Willow Smith, the 8-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, has signed up to make her television debut on Nickelodeon.

The child actress, who has appeared in the movies "I Am Legend" and "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl," will appear in a special one-hour episode of Nickelodeon's comedy series "True Jackson, VP," which is to air July 25, the network said.

Willow will play a younger version of the show's title character in flashback scenes. The older True, who is the teenage head of the youth division of a major fashion label, is played by Keke Palmer.

"I get my style ideas from 'True Jackson, VP,'" Willow said in a statement. "If I had my own fashion company, I would call it 'Willow's Reign.'"