Will Smith, Brandy For "Love & Basketball" Premiere Premiere

Will Smith is among the celebrities confirmed to attend the April 16 Hollywood premiere of the new Spike Lee-produced film "Love & Basketball."

Although Hollywood heavyweight Smith does not appear in the film, he does have a stake in the project. Will executive produced the film's all-star soundtrack, which features new music from Lucy Pearl, Guy, Black Eyed Peas, and Donell Jones, along with classic tracks from Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Roger, and Al Green (see "Lucy Pearl, Guy, More For 'Love & Basketball'").

Others set to appear at the "Love & Basketball" premiere include Smith's wife Jada Pinkett-Smith, actress/singer Brandy, and the movie's stars, Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.

Magic Johnson, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Richard T. Jones ("The Wood"), Elise Neal ("The Hughleys"), Jason Biggs, Shawn Hatosy, Maura Tierney ("ER"), Brian Krause ("Charmed"), and Brad Rowe ("Body Shots") are also scheduled

to turn up at the premiere.

"Love & Basketball" stars Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan as a couple that bonds through their love of basketball. The film opens in theatres on April 21, while the soundtrack arrives on April 18.