Will Smith has signed on to star in the drama Seven Pounds for Columbia Pictures.

Smith will star in and produce the film with James Lassiter. Written by Grant Nieporte, Seven Pounds is about a man intent on killing himself who falls in love before he can do the deed, reports Variety.

There's no schedule yet for Seven Pounds; Will Smith has 4 movies coming up including the December release, The Pursuit of Happyness, also for Columbia.