Will Smith, Son Jaden Surprise Troops at Fort Hood

Father-son acting duo and stars of "After Earth" put on a surprise performance for U.S. soldiers.
2:11 | 06/06/13

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superstar actor and his son went on a mission to surprise our troops and their families and our cameron mathison went along for the ride. You may come with us. We got a surprise. Reporter: The father/son duo headed straight from "gma" to ft. Hood to pay a visit to our troops and their families. It was a performance where a jam-packed gymnasium to get jiggy with it. ♪ Getting jiggy with it ♪ fantastic to have that opportunity to be able to give back in this way and also, you know, the concept of freedom and sacrifice that people have to make in order for americans to enjoy the freedoms that we enjoy because you know you can take it for granted but, you know, not today. Reporter: They got to premiere their latest flick "after earth." A film in which the father and son play father and son. A scene in the movie, your character following in your dad's footsteps. Is that art imitating -- let me paraphrase the question. In the movie, a great general and his son. I'm like the super mega-and you're like a little actor. How does that feel for you, jaden? Just so you know, that's not at all how I -- yeah. Just so I'm clear here. I knew I could handle it. I had you, my big black yoda here with me tell me all the things I need to know. Big black yoda. I'll use that. I'm saying for sure. But laughs aside what they're doing here means a lot to these families and provide some comedic relief. Aaagh! Who did you meet earlier? Will smith. Really good they acknowledged us. The crew. Reporter: What is the best part about working with your son jo. Just the amount of time we get to spend together in real life circumstances. How do you think he do, jaden? Good. Really good. I'm a good dad. Reporter: To end their day they brought us back. ♪ This is the story about how my -- Reporter: For "good morning america," cameron mathison, abc

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